self-seeded tree 1

self-seeded tree 1

Observation - self-seeded tree 1 - UK and Ireland. Description: A self-seeded tree, 2metres high in its 4th year flowering for the first time. Many branches, from 40cm above ground. Trunk and main branches bear strong thorns up to 5cm long. In leaf very early - long before nearby trees and shrubs. Flowers came later,

A self-seeded tree, 2metres high in its 4th year flowering for the first time. Many branches, from 40cm above ground. Trunk and main branches bear strong thorns up to 5cm long. In leaf very early - long before nearby trees and shrubs. Flowers came later, mid-March.