Blooming Midland hawthorn or Crataegus laevigata. In Germany, a typical street tree Crataegus laevigata. He often blooming red and pink and brings the spring in the city.

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Blooming Midland hawthorn or Crataegus laevigata. In Germany, a typical street tree Crataegus laevigata. He often blooming red and pink and brings the spring in the city.

By Ilana Goldowitz Jimenez, Plant Scientist & Writer Like its relatives, the apple, pear, and crabapple trees, the English hawthorn is a prolific flower producer in spring. This tree is a beautiful sight when it’s covered with an impressive quantity of small flowers in shades of white, pink, or red. And it can grow in difficult environments most trees will not tolerate. Read on to learn about English hawthorn care. What is an English Hawthorn? English hawthorn, or Crataegus laevigata, is a small to medium-sized tree native to Europe and North Africa. It typically grows to reach 15 to 25 feet (4.5 to 7.5 m.), with a similar spread. The tree has lobed, green leaves and attractive bark similar to that of an apple tree. The branches of most varieties are thorny. English hawthorn is adapted to USDA zones 4b to 8. English hawthorns are commonly used as street trees

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