The Hawthorn grows upright when young, but develops a broad canopy and a rounded form with age. This tree is thorny and sometimes used as a barrier hedge by allowing or encouraging low branching. As single specimens, hawthorn trees may be shaped with single and multiple trunks. Attractive small red-orange fruits are produced in late fall and persist into the winter until sever cold turns them black or birds eat them. Hawthorns are tolerant of urban conditions. They can grow well in many soils and tolerate drought, wind and heat. They do not endure heavy shade or poor drainage.
The Hawthorn flowers late spring through early summer. It is good to remove dead wood in early spring through summer. To propagate layer in summer, sow seeds fall through winter. The flowers are similar to apple blossoms, single or double in showy clusters on average about 2 inches across in white, pink, carmine, crimson or purple.
Gardeners can’t wait until everything is in full bloom to see what they have created. Your lawn and patio can be your haven away from the work world. A place for you to relax and enjoy your outdoor living . It’s important for you to add maintenance free garden sculpture to your plan so you have time left to sit and enjoy it. Flower pots or patio statues can be moved to different places from year to year to enhance your creativity.