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Crataegus phaenopyrum

WASHINGTON HAWTHORN

Buy Washington Hawthorn online. Is a broadly oval to rounded, dense, thorny tree. The foliage is lustrous dark green at maturity,turning a fabulous orange and reddish purple in fall. Clusters of white flowers bloom in late spring. Berries are glossy red and persistent, and provide a great food source for birds.

Height:

25-30 Feet

Spread:

20-25 Feet

Hardiness Zone:

3-9

What's My Hardiness Zone?

Plant Characteristics

Bark Color*
  • Gray
Bark Type*
  • Thorny
  • Smooth
Cultural Information*
  • Leaf Spot - Moderate Resistance
  • Root Rot - High Resistance
  • Leaf Scorch - Moderate Resistance
  • Powdery Mildew - High Resistance
Flower Color*
  • White
Growth Habit*
  • Upright Growing
  • Ornamental/Medium Growing
Growth Rate*
  • Medium
Leaf Color Fall*
  • Orange/Brilliant Orange
  • Dark Yellow/Gold
Leaf Color Spring*
  • Green
Leaf Color Summer*
  • Green
Leaf Type*
  • Deciduous/Herbaceous
Nature Assets*
  • Attracts Birds
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Deer Resistant
Plant Type*
  • Tree
Preferred Planting Season*
  • Summer Planting
  • Spring Planting
  • Fall Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Well-Drained
  • Moist
  • Adapts Well to Most Soil Types
  • Average
  • Adapts Well to Wet Areas
  • Drought Tolerant
Propagation Methods*
  • Cuttings or Divisions
  • Seed
Season of Interest*
  • Early Spring
  • Spring
  • Spring Flowering
  • Summer
  • Fall
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
Sun Exposure*
  • Prefers Full Sun in Northern States
  • Prefers Full Sun in Southern States
Uses*
  • Landscape Specimen
  • Accent Plant
  • Wildlife Habitat
  • Provides Shade
  • Privacy/Hedge/Living Fence
 

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Crataegus is very easy to grow and adapts to most conditions. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer. to give your plant the best start possible, we include free fertilizer with every order.

Interesting Notes

Produces glossy red orange berries in fall, a good food source for wildlife. .Photos Courtesy of OSU Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture and Sooner Plant Farm. Order now, supplies are limited. You will not be billed until tree is shipped.