Red Haw was chosen for spring interest because of the beautiful delicate white flowers that are on show
Red Haw (Crataegus mollis)
When asked about how he was doing, what did the coniferous tree say?
- Yes, I'm pine!
Did you know?
- The wood is used to make veneers, cabinets, boxes, tool handles, and boat
- Its commonly used as a hedge plant for security purposes, because of the thorns
- Red Haw
- Red Hawthorn
- Downy Thorn
- Scarlet Hawthorn
- This shrub supports around 300 species of insects!
- Birds feed on the berries
- Provides great shelter for birds
- Mice eat the flowers
- Bees get nectar from the flowers
- 15-25' tall, with a crown width of 25'
- Full sun
- Moist, well-drained soil
Select Identification Characteristics:
- Leaf Type: Simple
- Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
- Bud Arrangement: Alternate
- Terminal Bud: Single