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Parsley Hawthorn, Parsleyleaf Hawthorn
Crataegus marshallii


Parsley hawthorn is a beautiful small tree covered with clusters of dainty white flowers with red stamens in early spring, followed by lacelike, light green parsley-shaped leaves and red fruit (haws) in the fall. It is found at the edge of woods in well-drained, acid sands and sandy loams in the eastern part of the state.

Plant Habit or Use: small tree

Exposure: sun partial sun

Flower Color: white

Blooming Period: spring

Fruit Characteristics: red oblong pome

Height: to 25 ft.

Width: to 25 ft.

Plant Character: deciduous

Heat Tolerance: medium

Water Requirements: medium low

Soil Requirements: acid adaptable

USDA Hardiness Zone: 4

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