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Hawthorn (Crataegus) are small to medium trees many of which are suitable for exposed sites and smaller gardens. Dwarf varieties can also be grown as large shrubs in borders. Known for their profusion of white or pink spring blossom, they have red-orange fruit in autumn-winter and are a habitat and food source for wildlife.
This list should help you choose which type of hawthorn tree is right for you. Once you've decided see our step-by-step guide to planting a tree here.
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