Crataegus monogyna growing tree of the genus Crataegus also known as Common hawthorn, Crataegus monogyna perennial deciduous plant, fruit edible also used as ornamental plant and as bonsai, can grow in temperate, mediterranean, subtropical climate and growing in hardiness zone 4b-10b.
Leaves color green lobed to deeply lobed with serrated edge.
Flower color is white in the inner part is yellow and the stamens are red, the flowers grow on clusters.
Crataegus monogyna fruits
Fruit edible, peel color red, inner part of the fruit is white or red, the shape of the fruit looks like little apple with crown in the top.
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Requirements for Crataegus monogyna growing and care:
Chill hours, moist soil
What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed
Is it necessary to graft?
Difficulties or problems when growing:
Winter, spring, summer
Pests and diseases:
Aphids, mealy bug, mites, borer
Autumn / Winter
How to prune:
Dead branches and to open the tree
Size of the plant?
3-10 m, 10-30 feet
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Average amount of water / Big amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade
Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Spring / Summer
General information about the flower
White flower with yellow inner the stamens are red, the flowers grow on clusters.
Pollination is done by:
Fruit harvest season:
Summer / Autumn
Fruits pests or diseases:
Fruit fly, birds
What can be done with big quantities of Crataegus monogyna fruits?
Eat raw, dry, cooked
Work requirements on the fruit:
Cover the tree or protect the fruit against fruit fly
How long does it take to bear fruit?