Crataegus monogyna

£2.50

Hawthorn, Quick, May. The familiar native small tree which is common in hedges and woodland edges. It grows to about 10 m (32 ft) high (6 m, 20 ft, in 10 years). The young leaves are edible – raw in salads or in teas, and the fruits are edible, usually used in preserves. The seeds can be made into a coffee. Several parts are used medicinally. Makes an excellent stockproof hedging plant, also a bee plant. The wood makes good fuel. Any soil in sun or part shade; hardy to -23°C. Stratification: WS13+CS26. Number of seeds: 25.

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Hawthorn, Quick, May. The familiar native small tree which is common in hedges and woodland edges. It grows to about 10 m (32 ft) high (6 m, 20 ft, in 10 years). The young leaves are edible – raw in salads or in teas, and the fruits are edible, usually used in preserves. The seeds can be made into a coffee. Several parts are used medicinally. Makes an excellent stockproof hedging plant, also a bee plant. The wood makes good fuel. Any soil in sun or part shade; hardy to -23°C. Stratification: WS13+CS26