Crataegus - Snowbird Hawthorn

DESCRIPTION:  One of the hardiest ornamental hawthorns, highly recommended for small home landscapes; resembles a cloud of white flowers in spring, sparse red fruit in fall, good disease resistance; however,...
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DESCRIPTION:  One of the hardiest ornamental hawthorns, highly recommended for small home landscapes; resembles a cloud of white flowers in spring, sparse red fruit in fall, good disease resistance; however, does have sharp thorns.

BOTANICAL NAME: Crataegus mordenensis 'Snowbird'
AVERAGE HEIGHT: 5 Meters
AVERAGE SPREAD: 4 Meters
SUN EXPOSURE: Full sun to partial shade
FLOWER COLOUR: White
FLOWERING TIME: Late spring
FOLIAGE COLOUR: Dark green
COLD HARDINESS: Zone 3 ( Should survive upto -39.9° Celcius )
WATER NEEDS: Average to dry - Very well drained
OTHER FEATURES: Attracts Birds, Deer Resistant

Ornamental Features

Snowbird Hawthorn is draped in stunning clusters of white flowers held atop the branches in mid spring. It has forest green foliage throughout the season. The serrated lobed leaves do not develop any appreciable fall colour. The fruit is not ornamentally significant.

Landscape Attributes

Snowbird Hawthorn is a deciduous tree with a more or less rounded form. Its average texture blends into the landscape, but can be balanced by one or two finer or coarser trees or shrubs for an effective composition.

This is a relatively low maintenance tree, and is best pruned in late winter once the threat of extreme cold has passed. Gardeners should be aware of the following characteristic(s) that may warrant special consideration;

  • Spiny

Snowbird Hawthorn is recommended for the following landscape applications;

  • Accent
  • Hedges/Screening

Planting & Growing

Snowbird Hawthorn will grow to be about 20 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 16 feet. It has a low canopy with a typical clearance of 4 feet from the ground, and is suitable for planting under power lines. It grows at a medium rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for 40 years or more.

This tree does best in full sun to partial shade. It is very adaptable to both dry and moist growing conditions, but will not tolerate any standing water. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. It is somewhat tolerant of urban pollution. This particular variety is an interspecific hybrid.

Returns Policy

You may return new/unplanted items within 24 hours of delivery for a full refund. We'll also cover the return shipping costs if an item is incorrect, of poor quality, etc.). You should expect to receive your refund within one to five days of giving your item(s) to the return shipper. This includes the time it takes your bank to process our refund request (1 to 5 business days). If you need to return an item, simply login to your account, view the order using the 'Complete Orders' link under the My Account menu and click the Return Item(s) button. We'll notify you via e-mail as to which day it will be picked up and your refund once we've received and processed the returned item.

Shipping

We only ship to Calgary and area. Shipping is free to Airdrie, Calgary, Chestermere, Cochrane, Langdon, Okotoks and Strathmore for orders over $75. Orders under $75 to areas listed will be just $9.99. Click on Delivery at the top of the page for full shipping rates. When you place an order, we will send you confirmation that the order has been processed then another when it will be shipped. On day of shipping you will get a Fulfilment email stating it is on the truck for delivery that day.

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