Whitethorn (Crataegus laevigata)
Also known as:
whitethorn, English hawthorn
Whitethorn or English hawthorn is a small tree that can be utilized under power lines, but it may be difficult to find in nurseries. Typical of hawthorns, this species has white flowers in spring, followed by red fruits. Stems bear one inch long thorns.
- Small tree (15-25 feet)
- Full sun (6 hrs direct light daily)