Hinton Ampner Garden

Crataegus laevigata 'Paul's Scarlet'

Red Hawthorne


The Church Border


A small hardy, deciduous tree up to 5m, a red form of the common Hawthorn, usually with spiny branches, lobed or toothed leaves and fully double, light red flowers followed by red berries in autumn.

Site and Care:

Grow in well-drained soil of any type in full sun or partial shade. Propagation from seed is easy. Prune for shape after flowering.