Douglas Hawthorn

Douglas Hawthorn

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Douglas Hawthorn (Crataegus douglasii) - The Hardy Heart of the Garden

Other Common Names Include: Black Hawthorn, Douglas' Thornapple.

Welcome the Douglas Hawthorn: The Douglas Hawthorn is a tree that's as robust as it is charming. This isn't just a plant; it's a steadfast companion in your garden, offering beauty and resilience in equal measure.

Seasonal Spectacle:

  • Spring: Spring brings a flourish of white flowers, turning this tree into a beacon of new beginnings, a signal that the warm days are just around the corner.
  • Summer: As summer unfolds, the tree's lush green leaves provide a tranquil backdrop, while its developing berries add a hint of intrigue.
  • Autumn: Come fall, the leaves adopt a subtle, rustic palette of oranges and reds, and its berries ripen to a dark, alluring hue. It's like the tree is dressing up for the autumn harvest dance.
  • Winter: In winter, the Douglas Hawthorn stands with a rugged elegance. Its bare branches might look stark, but they hold a quiet, resilient beauty, reminding us of the enduring nature of life.

Perfect Planting Spot: This tree is as adaptable as an old farm cat, finding comfort in both full sun and partial shade. It prefers well-drained soil but isn't too picky – a true gardener's friend.

Watering Needs: The Douglas Hawthorn likes regular watering, especially when getting established. Think of it as nurturing a young sapling into a wise old tree – a bit of care goes a long way.

Growth and Stature: With a moderate growth rate, this tree can reach up to 30 feet tall, though it often stays smaller in garden settings. It's the perfect size for a cozy garden, not too big and not too small – just right.

Why Choose the Douglas Hawthorn? This tree is more than a pretty face; it's a hardy, dependable addition to any garden. Its spring flowers, summer foliage, and autumn berries provide year-round interest, while its historical use as a medicinal plant adds a layer of intrigue. It's ideal for those who appreciate a garden that's both beautiful and full of stories.

Add a touch of time-honored resilience to your garden with the Douglas Hawthorn, a tree that stands as a testament to the enduring beauty and strength of nature.

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