Photo Credits: 1999 J. E.(Jed) and Bonnie McClellan California Academy of Sciences | 2008 Matt Below | 2008 Louis-M. Landry

USDA Zones: 5-9
Sunset Zones: 1-2, 4-5, 7, 10, 14-18
Jepson Bioregions: See map
Sun: Full,Part,Shade
Water: Moderate
Soil: Adaptable
Drought Tolerant: No
Flood Tolerant: Yes
Clay Tolerant: No
Serpentine Tolerant: No
Habit: Tree
Size: 10 ft wide x 30 ft high
Form: Tree - Oval
Flower Color: White
Flower Season: Spring
Foliage Color: Green
Foliage Texture: Medium
Deciduous: Yes
Fall Color: None
Fruit: Decorative
Growth Rate: Moderate
Decorative Bark: No
Special: Pollinators,Spines

Natural range in California

The map below shows regions where Western hawthorn grows naturally. The state is divided into bioregions based on geophysical and climatic boundaries. Plants found in your bioregion are most likely to thrive with minimal interventions such as water, climate modification, and maintenance. To find out which bioregion you are in, visit the Map of Jepson Bioregions.