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Smooth hawthorn Crataegus laevigata Paul's Scarlet

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Irrigation Smooth hawthornTenere asciutto
If we want to grow these plants in a vase, we should water them a bit more often, compared to plants cultivated in the ground; Every 2-3 years we should renew the substratum in the vase, or enrich with organic amender. Watering takes place only when the soil has been dry for days, usually every 2-3 weeks can be enough; if the climate is particularly hot we can slightly intensify the irrigations, using 1-2 buckets of water .

Care Smooth hawthorn
These plants give origin to a brush with a rounded form. The Smooth hawthorn is small in size and 7 m in height; in the summer it assumes a pink colouring. These plants aren't evergreens, which means they lose their leaves some months during the year. The Smooth hawthorn develops in an erect manner and, as the years go by, becomes a tree.

Temperatures Smooth hawthornSole pieno
Plant which needs at least a few hours a day of sunlight. To prevent damage caused by the cold temperatures, during the months with definately harsh minimum temperatures, we can protect the shrubs by covering the soil around the stem with straw or dry leaves.We suggest growing the The Smooth hawthorn outdoors year round, as they don't fear cold weather.

Irrigation Smooth hawthornTenere asciutto
Watering takes place only when the soil has been dry for days, usually every 2-3 weeks can be enough; if the climate is particularly hot we can slightly intensify the irrigations, using 1-2 buckets of water . If we want to grow these plants in a vase, we should water them a bit more often, compared to plants cultivated in the ground; Every 2-3 years we should renew the substratum in the vase, or enrich with organic amender.

Adversity Smooth hawthorn
Generally during this time of year we suggest a pre-emptive treatment with wide range insecticide and with a systemic fungicide, to prevent the attack from part of the aphids and the development of fungus diseases, often favoured by a mild and damp climate.

Substrate Smooth hawthorn
For these shrubs it’s necessary to choose a rich and deep substratum , which presents an excellent drainage.

Climate
peat
sand
Soil
Pumice
Bark
S. Organic
alpine
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1
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continental
5
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2
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1
mediterranean
4
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1

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Cultivate - Smooth hawthorn

The Smooth hawthorn produces fruits; the development of these plants makes it possible to also grow them in a container. The indications given in this article are related to a medium size plant.

This page concerns the weather continental it is possible to choose another climate area continental mediterranean

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