Crataegus x lavallei
This hawthorn has showy, white spring flowers, glossy, deep green leaves that turn bronze in the fall, and orange fruits that attract birds.
Likes well-drained soil and full sun. Drought tolerant. Medium life span.
Exceptional bronze red fall color.
30' at maturity
20' at maturity
Narrow in youth to irregular vase with dense outer branching in maturity.
Clusters of white flowers in spring
Dark green, leathery, bronze fall color.
Smooth, light gray bark that becomes darker and furrowed with age.
Good pest-resistance. Showy orange berries. Thorns, while present, are sparse and can be pruned. Some people do not like the smell of the flowers.