Hawthorn Trees

Irish Hawthorn in Outback Australia


johno.57 added on April 14, 2015 | Answered

Will the Irish Hawthorn trees grow in outback Australia? I would love to grow a Hawthorn tree but do not know what variety if any will grow in my area.


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shelley
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Answered on April 14, 2015

Based on the information found at the below website, the crataegus monogyna, or irish hawthorne, "is extremely tough and versatile, long-lived, tolerates hot to cold temperatures, damp to dry conditions, salt, wind, heavy damage, most soils, and semi-shade."

So - it sounds like you might have a decent shot of getting it to survive in the hot, dry Australian outback. Good luck!

http://www.terrain.net.nz/friends-of-te-henui-group/weeds/hawthorn-crataegus-monogyna.html

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