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Washington Hawthorn Tree

Washington Hawthorn Tree

Regular price $21.99 USD
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 The Washington Hawthorn is a gorgeous prized tree for many across the USA!  The first thought that comes to mind about this tree is how it is a small native tree, that is absolutely beautiful and not very hard to grow! This is considered a tree that stays on the smaller side so it can fit in many landscapes. It typically grows less than 30' feet in height. The Washington Hawthorn is hardy down to zone 4. The Washington Hawthorn tends to grow in a pyramidal shape naturally so it looks great with little to no pruning. It does have small berries that are beautiful but you should not eat them. The hawthorn also has small thorns on the branches is the main downfall. If the thorns won’t bother you, then this tree is perfect for you and your landscape even if you have a small yard! White flowers in early June start the color show. Reddish-purple leaves turn dark green, then orange, scarlet, or purple. Small, glossy red fruits stay on the Washington Hawthorns into winter and are preferred by songbirds. This Hawthorn is a very important nectar plant for bees! Washington Hawthorns typically hold onto their leaves longer than nearly all other trees being one of the last trees of the season to lose its leaves in the fall.
Name: Washington Hawthorn
Other Names: Crataegus phaenopyrum
Grow Zone: 4 to 8
Growth Speed: Medium to Fast
Light Requirements: Likes full sun
Average Full Grown Height: 25' to 30'
Average Full Grown Width: 25'
Deciduous (loses Leaves) Or Evergreen (Holds Foliage All Year): Deciduous
Average Lifespan: 50 to 150 years. 
Sizing can vary, but the average height of the plant according to the pot size they are growing in is below. A larger pot size does not always prove a much taller plant, but you will have a larger root system.

Trade Gallon Pot — 12-18” inches tall (fewer roots than two-gallon size)
Two Gallon Pot — 18-36" inches tall (more roots than trade gallon size)


All of our trees ship Bareroot which means they will ship with no soil and no pot. This allows the plants to have a safer trip through the mail as well as to cut down on shipping costs majorly. The roots will be carefully removed from the pot they are growing in, and then wrapped in moist material with the roots sealed up to keep them moist during transit. 

Shipping Restrictions

To follow your state regulations, we can not ship this plant to California, AZ, AK, HI

Deliveries to WA, UT, ID, NV, MT, ND, and SD MUST be shipped Bareroot.

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What Grow Zone Are You In? It Is Very Important To Know Your Grow Zone Before You Plant Anything In The Ground. If The Plant Cannot Tolerate Your Grow Zone, It Will Not Live.

Customer Reviews

Based on 5 reviews
Cathie Anderson
Washington Hawthorn

The tree arrived very leavy which is so pretty. I was hoping for a straighter trunk and am wondering if the third lower branch can be trimmed to give the tree a more symmetrical appearance.

Thank you very much! We appreciate your business! You absolutely can cut off that lower branch, we do recommend waiting until the tree is fully dormant during winter to do so though. If you can plan to cut it back between fall and late winter, you should be fine! Have a great week!


is it edible?

This is typically used as a landscaping tree, the seeds are poisonous to eat. Some eats the leaves and berries but you cannot eat the seeds. We cannot personally recommend eating any of it.

Michelle Trenton
Got it today

We got it today. It looks nice. Wasn’t broken in the mail which is surprising how rough the mail can be. I’m impressed

Thank you! We appreciate you very much!
-The Weaver Family

Healthy young hawthorn

Healthy young hawthorn The big tree in our yard just died recently and we had to have it removed. Wanted something smaller this time. This tree will do good

Thank you very much!
-Daxon Weaver

Hawthorn tree

I hate Washington hawthorn thorns so much! It is in their name though so that’s what they are about haha. But otherwise these are one of the most beautiful trees that exist.

Thank you very much!
-Daxon Weaver