Hawthorn Details


  • Botanical Name: Crataegus spp.
  • Plant Type: Ornamental Tree
  • Light Requirement: Full Sun, Partial Shade
  • Water Demand: Low
  • Landscape Use: Border - Edge, Screen - Physical (e.g., barriers)
  • Ornamental Value: White
  • Native/Adapted: Native
  • Wildlife Value: Birds, Butterflies
  • Season: Spring
  • Deciduous/Evergreen: Deciduous
  • Plant Form: Upright
  • Plant Spread: 15'
  • Plant Height: 20'


Bright red fruit often used in jams and jellies. Excellent for wildlife. Try Parsley Hawthorn (C. marshallii), with its leaves shaped like parsley; Reverchon (C. reverchonii); and Red Haw (C. mollis), which are all native to Texas.

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