English hawthorn (Crataegus laevigata `Paul’s Scarlet`)

USDA Hardiness Zones

USDA hardiness zones
Zone Zone  more information
Hardy to zone 4b
Mature Height Mature Height
20 to 22 feet
Mature Spread Mature Spread
15 to 20 feet
Growth Rate Growth Rate
Moderate
Sun Sun
Full Sun
Moisture Moisture
Moist soil, well drained
Fall Color Fall Color
Dull
Attracts Wildlife Attracts Wildlife
Yes
Flower Flower
Ornamental
Fruit Fruit
Ornamental
Evergreen Evergreen
No
Native to WI Native to WI
No
Additional Information Additional Information
dense, upright, spreading form; 20-22’ tall; 15-20’ wide; double, bright scarlet-pink flowers; no or few, red fruit; small, deeply lobed leaves; very susceptible to diseases, especially leaf blight which can cause defoliation

UW Extension
For more information, see the UW Extension Urban Horticulture Team Web site: www.uwex.edu/ces/wihort
Primary Author: Dr. Laura Jull
Photos by: Dr. Laura Jull and Dr. Ed Hasselkus

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