Pennsylvania Hawthorn (Crataegus pennsylvanica)

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Moderately alkaline (7.9 – 8.4)
Strongly alkaline (8.5 – 9.0)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9a
Plant Height: 15 to 30 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Fruit: Showy
Edible to birds
Fruiting Time: Late summer or early fall
Flowers: Malodorous
Flower Color: White
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Street Tree
Patio/Ornamental/Small Tree
Xeriscapic
Uses: Useful for timber production
Edible Parts: Fruit
Eating Methods: Raw
Cooked
Wildlife Attractant: Birds
Butterflies
Resistances: Pollution
Humidity tolerant
Drought tolerant
Pollinators: Midges
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil

These trees are part of the landscaping area in front of the Bris

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This plant is also known as the Pennsylvania Thorn by MissyPenny Nov 9, 2015 1:04 PM 0

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