A small flowering landscape tree for lawns or streets. Specimen, small groups or screen. May be pruned as a hedge.
Washington hawthorn shows good resistance to cedar-apple rust. Fire blight, fungal leaf spots, powdery mildew, cankers and apple scab are occasional problems.
Washington Hawthorn, Maryland Biological Survey
Washington Hawthorn, Missouri Botanical Garden
Photo: Robert H. Mohlenbrock, hosted by the USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / USDA SCS. 1991. Southern wetland flora: Field office guide to plant species. South National Technical Center, Fort Worth.