Washington Hawthorn, crataegus phaenopyum

Washington Hawthorn, crataegus phaenopyum
Item# DA-washingtonhawthorn
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Product Description

Inventory as of Feb. 1, 2018: 0 Seeds

Seed Specifications: Purity - 100%; Projected Germination Rate - %; Where Harvested (location) -

The Washington Hawthorn has an upright oval to rounded form. It has numerous slender 1-3 inch thorns. The glossy green leaves are triangular in outline with three to five lobes. The leaves develop nice fall color ranging from orange to red to purple. Clusters of white flowers appear in early June. The Washington Hawthorn's fruit is red, about 1/4" in diameter and provides colorfull accent in the fall and into the winter. The fruit also attracts songbirds. The Washington Hawthorn can reach 20-30 feet in height and has a width up to 25 feet. It's cold hardy to zone 4.

Planting instructions:

Scarification: Soak in water for 24 hours. Stratification: Cold stratify for 120 days. Seeds may germinate during stratification. Germination: sow seed 1/8" deep, press seed into the soil, cover seed, keep moist. Can be sown outdoors in the fall for spring germination.