Oneseed Hawthorn, Singleseed Hawthorn, European Hawthorn Crataegus monogyna - Crataegus aegeica , Mespilus constantinopolitana
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Oneseed Hawthorn, Singleseed Hawthorn, European Hawthorn
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In Stock: 1.52 lb
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Growing Info, follow in order:
Soak in sulfuric or nitric acid for 0.5-2 hours and wash under cold water for 10-15 minutes., rinse 3 times.
cold stratify for 120 days.
sow seed 3/8" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed.
In a Nutshell:
* Crataegus monogyna , known as Common Hawthorn , is a species of hawthorn native to Europe , northwest Africa and western Asia . Other common names include may , mayblossom , maythorn , quickthorn , whitethorn , motherdie , and haw . This species is one of several that have been referred to as Crataegus oxyacantha , a name that has been rejected by the botanical community as too ambiguous. more...
* Much-branched, round-headed crown, flowers white, very fragrant, may produce some flowers in winter when mild, thorny, red 3/8" fruit, the staff of Joseph of Arimathea, which supposedly burst into bloom when he thrust it into the ground in Glastonbury, England. Noxious weed in California.
* A tea is made from the dried leaves, it is a china tea substitute. The roasted seeds are a coffee substitute. The flowers are used in syrups and sweet puddings. more...