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Russian Almond vs Arnold Hawthorn

Prunus tenella

Crataegus arnoldiana

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Russian Almond
Arnold Hawthorn

Russian Almond is a low maintenance, short, slightly suckering shrub. It is covered with attractive, bright pink flowers in early spring before its foliage emerges.

This hardy species forms dense thickets attracts wildlife. Russian Almond prefers full sun and well-drained soils, but can tolerate moist soils.

The nuts it produces are quite attractive but very small. They are bitter and possibly toxic in large quantities.

Check out our YouTube channel video of the Russian Almond here.

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.

RUSSIAN ALMOND QUICK FACTS

ARNOLD HAWTHORN QUICK FACTS

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Zone: 2a
Zone: 3a
Height: 1.5 m (5 ft)
Height: 5 m (15 ft)
Spread: 1.2 m (4 ft)
Spread: 5 m (15 ft)
Moisture: dry, normal
Moisture: normal
Light: partial shade, full sun
Light: partial shade, full sun
Fall colour: yellow
Berries: red pomes about 1 cm in diameter
Flowers: bright pink flowers in spring
Flowers: white
Bark: smooth brick red bark
Bark: gray to brown
Growth rate: medium
Growth rate: medium
Life span: 20 years
Life span: medium
Maintenance: low
Maintenance: low
Suckering: medium
Suckering: none
Pollution tolerance: high
Pollution tolerance: high





Other Names: dwarf russian almond


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