Crataegus sp.

Hawthorn

Form and Growth Characteristics:
Plant Type - Tree
Growth Rate -
Mature Height - 20-30'
Mature Width -
Longevity - Typically to 40 years, maximum unknown

Ornamental Characteristics:
Flower - Rose-like, 0.75" diameter, white to pink, 5-petaled flowers with pale yellow anthers are produced in 2-3" clusters, late spring.
Fruit - Globular to oblong fruits with good red color, less than 1" diameter, persist into winter. On some species, these fruits, called haws, can be used to make jelly or jam.
Leaf -
Fall Color -
Bark - Generally thin, gray in color and on old stems is broken up into thin, narrow scales, can have thorns or be unarmed
Other Features - fruit is an excellent wildlife food; deer browse young growth; jelly
Possible Use -
Season Of Interest -

Culture and Care:
Care Requirements - Hawthorns need a moist location with full sun. They can be grown in almost any well-drained soil.
Native Habitat -
Diseases and Insects -
Strength -
Weakness -

Plants of this taxon:
-not currently in our collection-

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