name botanical:Crataegus mollis
family:rose family (Rosaceae)
height:up to 12 m (39 ft)
The leaves are ovate, pale green and the leaf margin is serrated. The leaf arrangement is alternate.
fall foliage:golden-brown to bronze
flowering:May - June
The white flowers stand up together in bunches and are fragrant. The single flower has five white petals.
gender distribution:monoecious / hermaphrodite
The fruit is apple-like, green first, then purple and about 1,5 cm (0.6 in) tall.
Young twigs are red, older are green-gray and have long thorns. The buds are small and almost round.
bark:The bark is gray-brown and furrowed.
ph value:acidic to alkaline
hedge plant, garden tree
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