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Washington Hawthorn

Crataegus phaenopyrum

GIS Coordinate:
N40 20.986 W94 52.947

Trail Number:
G11

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Description

Family:
Rosaceae

Foliage:
1-3 inch leaves with three to five loves; sharply serrated.

Native Locale:
Virginia to Alabama and Missouri

Mature Height:
25 to 30 feet

Mature Width:
20 to 25 feet

Hardiness Zones:
Zone 4 to 8

Soil Preference:
n/a

Growth Habit:
Broadly oval to rounded, dense, thorny tree

Rate of Growth:
n/a

Disease and Insect:
Affected by hawthorn rust.

Landscape Value:
n/a

Additional Notes:

  • Clusters of glossy red fruit in fall with white flowers in spring.
  • These trees should not be used in high traffic areas.

Photos

Leaf - Washington HawthornSpring - Washington HawthornSummer - Washington HawthornSummer '08 - Washington HawthornSummer '08 Fruit - Washington HawthornTwig - Washington Hawthorn