Crataegus douglasii 30 PCS fresh seeds, Black hawthorn, Douglas' thornapple, River hawthorn, Hawthorn seeds, Fruit tree seeds, Rare seeds
Crataegus douglasii fresh seeds, Black hawthorn, Douglas' thornapple, River hawthorn, Hawthorn seeds, Fruit tree seeds, Rare seeds (lat. Crataegus douglasii).
A species of the genus Hawthorn (Crataegus) of the Pink family (Rosaceae). A tree with a height of 5-13 (up to 15) m. The trunk is up to 50 cm in diameter, covered with dark brown lamellar bark. The branches are brown-red, often somewhat weeping, form a dense crown; the shoots are bare. It often grows bushy and grows into extensive, dense curtains. The spines are absent or few, blunt or sharp, bright red, later ash-gray, straight or slightly curved, 2.5—3 cm long.
The leaves are oblong-ovate, ovate or obovate, with a sharp or blunted apex and a wedge-shaped whole-edged base, shallow lobed, finely filiated in the upper part. Flowers 1-1.5 cm in diameter, with white petals.
The fruits are numerous, in dense drooping clusters, short ellipsoidal, with a falling calyx and a notched truncated apex, black, glossy, about 12 mm long, with light yellow sweet flesh.
Flowering in May. Fruiting in August - September. Mass leaf fall in early November. Unpretentious and hardy, like many other hawthorns, is used for planting in parks and gardens. It is decorative with a thick wide crown, especially during the flowering period and in autumn. It is beautiful in alley plantings.