Crataegus lacrimata /Pensacola Hawthorn

Crataegus lacrimata  / Crataegus lacrimata
Pensacola hawthorn with its weeping branches
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Pensacola hawthorn with its weeping branches

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Scientific Name: Crataegus lacrimata
Common Name: Pensacola Hawthorn
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 7, 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: 10-15 feet
Spread: 10 - 15 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: White
Fruit present: Spring, Summer
Fruit color: Red
Light Exposure: Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Slow
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Comments: A small tree native to Panhandle Florida with weeping branches covered with bright green leaves and many, many small white flowers in spring. Small reddish fruits follow flowering. As the tree ages, its bark become deeply furrowed and dark gray. Like other hawthorns this one also has wicked thorns. A small tree with light green leaves and many, small, white flowers in spring followed by red russet colored fruits. It is native to west Florida and the branches are