Washington Hawthorn Tree

Washington Hawthorn Tree

Washington Hawthorn Tree Facts

Specific Name:   "Crataegus phaenopyrum Crategus virdis"
Hardiness Zones:   3-8 6-8
Growth_Rate:   "Rapid when young Slow"
Site Requirements:   "Sun; range of soil types Sun to light shade; well drained soil; tolerates damp sites for short periods; drought tolerant"
Texture:   "Medium to fine --"
Form:   Dense Pyramidal
Height:   25 to 30'15 to 20'
Weight:   20 to 25 15 to 20
Leaf:   "1 to 3" dark green leaves; orange to scarlet fall color 1 to 3" bright green summer leaves; yellow fall color"
Flower/Fruit:   "White flowers in spring; bright red berries persist through winter 2" cluster of small white flowers in spring; unpleasant odor; clusters of .25" orange red berries; persists into winter"
Comments:    "Native; disease prone; 1 to 3" thorns; last hawthorn to flower; most heat tolerant hawthornThorns; resistant to leaf rust; attracts birds; gray bark; produces water sprouts"
Habit:   Deciduous
Cultivars:   --