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Crataegus x lavallei

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More About Crataegus x lavallei

  • Broadly rounded crown, with dense, horizontal branching
  • Long, sharp thorns grow all along the branches
  • Branches are covered in white flowers in spring
  • Flowers are followed by berries that will ripen to orange-red into fall
  • In summer, oblong-obovate leaves are dark green
  • Foliage becomes bronze-red in fall

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, placement of this plant should be kept in mind as the thorns can cause injury.


Crataegus x lavallei Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Spring
Spring

Attributes

Deciduous
Fall Color
Berries

Habit

Rounded
Oval
Vase-shape

Growth Rate

Slow

Foliage Color

Red
Green
Orange

Landscape uses

Specimen

Soil Moisture

Average to Dry Soils
Well Drained

Suitable Substitutions for Crataegus x lavallei

Downy Hawthorn Downy Hawthorn
(Crataegus mollis)
Washington Hawthorn Washington Hawthorn
(Crataegus phaenopyrum)
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(Malus 'Hargozam')
European Mountainash European Mountainash
(Sorbus aucuparia)
Cardinal Royal® Mountainash Cardinal Royal® Mountainash
(Sorbus aucuparia 'Michred')
Russian Mountainash Russian Mountainash
(Sorbus aucuparia 'Rossica')