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Bonsai More Info For Hawthorn (Crataegus) (Tree Type (Outdoors))




Hawthorn (Crataegus)
Hawthorn (Crataegus) - (Tree Type (Outdoors))  
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Hawthorn (Crataegus) Bonsai Tree Type (Outdoors) HAWTHORN (CRATAEGUS) -

DECIDUOUS TREE with small green LEAVES, prickly branches and profuse blossom from white (in common hawthorn : crataegus monogyna) through pink to deep red (in the HYBRIDs : cratagaegus lavigata - especially Paul's Scarlet), followed by orange/red berries.

STYLE : Suitable for most styles except formal upright or broom. 

WARNING : Spray to prevent MILDEW. Also spray with FUNGICIDE at bud break to prevent PEACH LEAF CURL. Picture courtesy of Green Dragon BONSAI>BONSAI.




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HAWTHORN (CRATAEGUS) -

REPOT : Annually in early spring or early autumn. Larger/older specimens need less frequent re-potting.

SOIL : Free draining soil : 40:60 GRIT:organic.

PRUNE : Branch prune after flowering.

PINCH : Princh out SHOOTS to two or three LEAVES in spring.

WATER : Water well in growing season, sparingly in winter. Benefits from foliar spraying with water.

FEED : Two weekly BALANCED FEED during growing season, low nitrogen in autumn.

WARNING : Spray to prevent MILDEW. Also spray with FUNGICIDE at bud break to prevent PEACH LEAF CURL.



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