Crataegus laevigata 'Crimson Cloud' (Crimson Cloud Hawthorn) - 9L Pot

Code: TR01389L
Crataegus laevigata 'Crimson Cloud' (Crimson Cloud Hawthorn) - 9L Pot
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Crataegus laevigata 'Crimson Cloud' (Crimson Cloud Hawthorn) - 9L Pot
Crataegus laevigata 'Crimson Cloud' (Crimson Cloud Hawthorn) - 9L Pot

This classic English hawthorn is a beautiful addition to a garden, with flowers which run the gamut from red to white, passing through pink as they go. With large, glossy green leaves, it makes a beautiful tree which can become a hedge if planted close together. Whilst the fruit may look delicious, it can cause mild stomach upset if ingested, and thus is best avoided.

  • Comes in a: 9L polypot (not a rigid pot)
  • Approx. Height on Arrival: 130-150cm
  • Flower Colour: White, red in spring
  • Foliage Colour: Dark green
  • Approx. Growth Height: 8m
  • Flowering Period: Spring
  • Tolerance: Frost tolerant, fairly drought tolerant once established
  • Growing Habit: Bushy
  • Hardiness: Fully hardy
  • Exposure: Exposed, sheltered
  • Rate of Growth: Fast
  • Scented: Barely
  • Wildlife friendly - attracts bees and other pollinating insects
  • Light Requirements: full sun
  • Soil Requirements: neutral, clay, loam, sand
  • Moisture: moist, well-drained, moderately fertile

Caring and Maintenance

Water young trees regularly until roots are well established. Trim annually from mid to late summer. Apply some fertilizer in spring in order to promote healthy growth and a good crop. Optionally, mulch in spring. Check tree ties regularly and loosen any if necessary to avoid rubbing of the stems.


  • Planting Distance: 8m between rows

Suited to almost all, well-drained and moderately fertile soils with pH between 6.5 and 7.5 in an exposed or sheltered location in full sun.
Before planting your tree, clean up all wandering weeds and keep a clean ring around the tree base. Water well during the first year until well established.

Autumn is the best season for planting trees, as the soil moisture and heat allow easier and faster root establishment and regeneration of damaged root systems.

Optional Extras
  • 60g Empathy rootgrow™ Mycorrhizal Fungi
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  • 1L Grow Your Own Liquid Seaweed Fertiliser by Empathy™
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  • One Tree Stake and Tie Kit - 1.2m
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  • All-purpose Liquid Seaweed Stimulant by Empathy - 1L
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Selected items will be included with your purchase

Customer Reviews

Average Rating: 3.0/5 (3 reviews)

Rating: 1/5

"i did not order a bare root plant,but a 9l pot grown for which i paid the appropriate price and which my invoice proves and which has not been supplied,on requesting a refund, i have been completely ignored."

Reviewed Wednesday, 16 May 2018

Rating: 4/5

"It was as advertised and looked fresh."

Reviewed Tuesday, 8 May 2018

Rating: 4/5

"Was as described"

Reviewed Wednesday, 17 August 2016

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