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Crataegus x lavallei

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More About Crataegus x lavallei

  • Broad, rounded crown, with dense, horizontal branching
  • Long, sharp thorns grow all along the branches
  • Branches are covered in white flowers
  • Flowers are followed by berries, ripening to orange-red in the fall
  • In the summer, oblong-obovate leaves are dark green
  • Foliage becomes bronze-red in autumn
  • Bloom Time: Spring

Zone:

4

Height:

7-9 m

Spread:

6-8 m

Colour:

White
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Lavalle Hawthorn Growing and Maintenance Tips

While this plant can provide a beautiful show of flowers in the spring and colourful berries in the fall, careful placement of this plant should be heeded, as the thorns can cause injury.


Crataegus x lavallei Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Attracts Birds
Attracts Birds
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Butterflies

Soil Moisture

Average to Dry Soils
Well-drained

Growth Rate

Slow

Attributes

Berries
Deciduous
Fall Color

Flowering Time

Spring

Habit

Rounded
Oval
Vase-shape

Foliage Color

Red
Green
Orange

Landscape uses

Specimen

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