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Crataegus phaenopyrum

Common Name(s):
Washington Hawthorn
Cultivar(s):
Winter King
Categories:
Native Plants, Trees
Comment:

Fruit attracts birds; spike-like thorns; strong, horizontal branches; gray bark; orange, scarlet, to purple fall foliage; native; disease prone; 1-3 in. thorns; last hawthorn to flower; most heat tolerant hawthorn

Height:
25-30 ft.
Flower:
White flowers in spring; bright red berries persist through winter
Zones:
3-8
Habit:
Deciduous
Site:
Sun; range of soil types
Texture:
Medium to fine
Form:
Dense; compact; upright, rounded crown
Exposure:
Sun to partial shade; moist site
Fruit:
White flowers in mid spring; bright red fruit that persists into the winter
Width:
20-25 ft.
Growth Rate:
Rapid when young
Leaf:
1-3 in. dark green leaves; orange to scarlet fall color

NCCES plant id: 473

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