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Western Sand Cherry vs Arnold Hawthorn

Prunus pumila var besseyi

Crataegus arnoldiana

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Western Sand Cherry
Arnold Hawthorn

Western Sand Cherry is known for its unique, leathery grey-green foliage and beautiful white blossoms. It is a popular ornamental shrub in parks and front yards. Both you and the wildlife will love its edible small dark red to purple cherries.

Due to its small stature and spreading qualities, Western Sandcherry is suitable as an underplanting or groundcover.

Many people graft plum and cherry varieties to Western Sand Cherry and use it as rootstock. It is also popular to graft hardy apricots to.

Note: Unfortunately this difficult to grow species is not currently scheduled to grow at TreeTime.ca. Perhaps try purchasing seed from SeedTime.ca and growing your own? Or sign up for a restock notification above.

Arnold Hawthorn is a low-branched tree favored by wildlife and landscapers. This tree's beautiful white flowers and bright red berries make it an attractive ornamental in anyone's yard. Arnold Hawthorn is also used in windbreaks and riparian planting.

Despite its thorns, Arnold Hawthorn is a popular choice of food and shelter for deer and birds. Humans can also eat these berries fresh or preserved, but Arnold Hawthorn will not have high yields until it matures at 5-8 years.

WESTERN SAND CHERRY QUICK FACTS

ARNOLD HAWTHORN QUICK FACTS

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Zone: 2a
Zone: 3a
Height: 0.9 m (3 ft)
Height: 5 m (15 ft)
Spread: 2.1 m (7 ft)
Spread: 5 m (15 ft)
Moisture: dry, normal
Moisture: normal
Light: any
Light: partial shade, full sun
Fall colour: reddish-orange
Fall colour: yellow
Berries: small purple cherries
Berries: red pomes about 1 cm in diameter
Flowers: small clusters of white blossoms
Flowers: white
Bark: gray to brown
Growth rate: medium
Growth rate: medium
Life span: medium
Life span: medium
Maintenance: low
Maintenance: low
Suckering: low
Suckering: none
Pollution tolerance: medium
Pollution tolerance: high







Ships To Canada: yes
Ships to USA: no
Ships To Canada: yes
Ships to USA: no