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Q.Why Didn’t The Berries Fall Off My Hawthorn This Winter? No Birds Ate Them Either.

Zone 95404 | Anonymous added on March 22, 2023 | Answered

Tree is established and otherwise healthy. We are in the third year of a severe drought.

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Answered on March 23, 2023

Things like that are usually weather related such as the drought. However, Hawthorn berries do persist through winter and often aren't eaten by birds till spring. You may see robins devouring them, yet. It's possible, too, the lack of rain has left the berries dry and unpalatable.

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