Hawthorn, Washington

Scientific Name:  Crataegus phaenopyrum

Light:  Full sun

Zone:  3 to 8

Height:  25 to 30 feet

Width:  25 to 30 feet

Flowers: June, white, showy & fragrant

Fruit/Seed: Showy

Fall Color:  Good fall color

Butterflies: nectar; striped hair streak host

Birds:  nest, summer cover & food

Hummingbird:

Deer Resistant:

Insects/Pollinators:

Native:  Carroll

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Description

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.

Resources:

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.

Additional information

Light

Sun

Zones

Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8

Flower Color

White

Flower Season

Summer

Fruit Season

Fall, Winter

Native

Carroll

Wildlife Value

Butterfly Host, Food for Birds, Nectar, Nest Sites, Summer Cover

Notable Features

Hedge, Winter Interest

Local Availability

Available

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