English Hawthorn (Crataegus laevigata)

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Plant Habit: Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Wet
Wet Mesic
Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 7b
Plant Height: 15-20ft
Plant Spread: 15-20ft
Leaves: Deciduous
Other: No Fall color.
Fruit: Showy
Edible to birds
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Other: April to May
Suitable Locations: Street Tree
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Shade Tree
Edible Parts: Fruit
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Birds
Butterflies
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Pollinators: Midges
Conservation status: Least Concern (LC)

Conservation status:
Conservation status: Least Concern
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May Plants for Honey BeesMay Plants for Honey Bees
May 11, 2012

May is the month when late spring blooms are going strong and early summer blooms are getting ready to show off. The living is good for honey bees.

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Comments:
Posted by Mindy03 (Delta KY) on Apr 1, 2012 3:35 PM

Honey bees get nectar, yellow brown pollen and honeydew from this plant.

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