- Common Name(s):
- Downy hawthorn, Downy hawthorne
- Native Plants, Trees
Good but variable tree; rounded to wide-spreading; varying degrees of thorniness; yellow to bronze to bronze-red in fall; native; subject to rust disease. This tree is resistant to damage by deer.
- 20-30 ft.
- 1 in. white flowers in spring; red fruit in early fall; does not last long
- Sun to partial shade; moist, well-drained soil
- Rounded to wide spreading
- Sun to partial shade; range of soil types
- White flowers in spring; red fruit in early fall; does not last long
- Growth Rate:
- 2-4 in. alternate, simple leaf with sharp serration; gray cast in summer; yellow to bronze to bronze red fall color
NCCES plant id: 472