Clusters of white to pink flowers adorn the tree in early spring just as the fine fern-like textured foliage has fully emerged. Flowers are often followed by small but often long-lasting bright red crab-apple-like fruit. The Parsley Hawthorn produces a beautiful and durable small tree with beautiful peeling bark and smooth trunks. Drought tolerant once well-established and has a moderate to slow rate of growth.
This much sought after native tree will provide you with nice yellow fall color. Grow the Parsley Hawthorn as a small deciduous tree or even as bonsai. Tolerant of a wide variety of acidic soils from sandy-loam to clay. Provide full sun for the densest canopy.
Grows To: 12-25'+H x 12-25'W
USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 4,5,6,7,8,9
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Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun
pH Range: Acidic, Mildly Acidic
Soil & Moisture: Well-drained, acidic soils.
Deer Resistance: Not Normally Bothered
Native To / Origin: US-South East and South Central
Please be advised that humans and/or animals may have allergic reactions if part(s) of this plant are consumed or by coming into contact with sap from bruised or broken plant parts: Use caution when handling due to small thorns.
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