• slide
  • slide
  • slide
  • slide
  • slide
  • slide
  • slide
  • slide

Washington Hawthorn

Botanical Name
Crataegus phaenopyrum
Hardiness
Zones 4 to 8
Height
25 to 30 feet
Width
20 to 25 feet
Flowers
June: white, not as malodorous as other hawthorns
Fruit
Red pome, resembling a small apple
Fall Color
Orange-scarlet to purple
Light
Full sun
Soil
Moist, well-drained
Planting & Care
  • Transplant as balled and burlap in early spring
  • Urban tolerant
Problems
Fireblight, leaf blotch miner, scab, rust, subject to winter damage
Varieties
  • Fastigiata & Princeton Sentry - columnar form, 30x20'
  • Vaughn - less thorns, more upright, salt spray tolerance

Related Content

Upcoming Webinars & Appearances


May 18, 2022
Food Gardening
in Gardens or Containers

West Bend, WI
(in-person)

May 28, 2022
Rose Care 101
Ebert's Greenhouse Village, Ixonia, WI
(in-person)

June 1, 2022
Creating a Pollinator Paradise
(webinar)

June 15, 2022
Supporting Native Bees
(webinar)

June 18, 2022
Wonderful World of Hydrangeas
Ebert's Greenhouse Village, Ixonia, WI
(in-person event)

June 22, 2022
Maintaining Your Landscape
with Pollinators in Mind

(webinar)


Watch Melinda's past webinars ON DEMAND

Learn More

Book an Appearance

Learn More

Enter to Win
3 bags of Wool Pellets and reduce your need to water by 25%

ENTER NOW