Form and Growth Characteristics: Plant Type - TreeGrowth 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 unarmedOther Features - fruit is an excellent wildlife food; deer browse young growth; jellyPossible 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:
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