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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

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