Paul's Scarlet' is a small, rounded deciduous thorny tree with lobed, glossy green leaves turning yellow and bronze in autumn. Produces masses of deep scarlet-pink, double flowers in May and attractive small red haws in the autumn. Received the Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit.
Will tolerate a wide range of soils as long as they are well-drained, urban pollution and coastal conditions. Extremley hardy and ideal for the smaller garden. Prefer full sun or partial shade.