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Washington Hawthorn vs Flame Amur Maple

Crataegus phaenopyrum

Acer ginnala Flame

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Washington Hawthorn
Flame Amur Maple

Washington Hawthorn is an attractive ornamental shrub that is dense enough to plant as a privacy screen. It produces clusters of white blooms in late spring to early summer.

Washington Hawthorn's red berries last throughout winter, bringing squirrels and birds to your property. In the fall, its foliage turns beautiful orange, scarlet, or purple.

One of the most overlooked trees on the prairies. This tree is often used as rootstock, a wildlife attractor, or a boulevard hedge. Give this one a second look.

This species is also known as one of the more salt-tolerant species for those with saline soils.

Please note: this plant is poisonous to dogs.

A selection of the Amur Maple, the Flame Amur Maple has a brilliant red fall color. The leaves emerge bright green and turn a fiery red in autumn. The seeds on the Flame Amur maple are also a pleasant red color, adding color interest to your yard or garden.

WASHINGTON HAWTHORN QUICK FACTS

FLAME AMUR MAPLE QUICK FACTS

Zone: 3a
Zone: 3a
Height: 6 m (20 ft)
Height: 6 m (20 ft)
Spread: 4 m (12 ft)
Spread: 5 m (16 ft)
Moisture: any
Moisture: normal
Light: partial shade, full sun
Light: partial shade, full sun
Fall colour: orange, scarlet or purple
Fall colour: bright red
Berries: small, red
Flowers: white flowers in spring
Growth rate: medium
Growth rate: fast
Life span: medium
Life span: medium
Suckering: none
Suckering: low

In row spacing: 0.9 m (3 ft)

Between row spacing: 5 m (16 ft)



Other Names: washington thorn