Downy Hawthorn - Crataegus mollis

  • $ 2700

Features: This beautiful small tree attracts birds, bees, and beetles. Some birds nest in its dense greenery and dine on its showy fruit, while rabbits nibble on its twigs and foliage. It generally defoliates in late summer, revealing the ripening, red fruit.

Jens Jensen loved this tree and thought it embodied a natural “prairie style.” Read more HERE

Light: full sun, partial sun, shade

Soil: dry to medium moist

Height: 15-25 ft.

Width: 15-25 ft.

Blooms: late spring

Flower color: white

Fall color: yellow/orange to red leaves

Special note: pollinator hot spot

See more information and photos at: Illinois Wildflowers and USDA Plant Database