Botanical Name: Crataegus phaenopyrum
Height: Up to 30 feet.
Spacing: 20 - 30 feet for tree; 3 - 5 feet for hedge.
Depth: Soak roots 2 - 6 hours before planting; plant so stain on trunk is at soil surface.
Spread: Up to 25 feet.
Sun/Shade: Full sun to partial sun.
Pollinator: Bees and butterflies.
Foliage: Reddish-purple leaves in Spring turning dark green in Summer and then turning orange, scarlet or purple in Fall.
Fruit: Reddish-orange berries, clusters, apple-like.
Form: Upright, oval to rounded.
Flower Form: Clusters.
Soil Requirements: Well-drained, moist, loam, alkaline soil.
Growth Rate: Slow while establishing; 1 - 1.5 feet per year thereafter.
Pruning: Requires pruning to develop strong structure.
Size: 1/4 inch berries.
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