Product: Native Mayhaw
Scientific Name: Crataegus opaca
Full Grown Size: 30 feet tall, 30 feet spread
Soil condition: Moist, well-drained soils
Light Requirements: Part Shade
USDA Zones: 7-9
Small tree with relatively tall trunk and narrow, rounded crown; or a large shrub. River-flat hawthorn or may haw is a small tree or shrub, to 30 ft., with spiny branches and oval to oblong, dark-green leaves. Clusters of showy pink or white flowers appear before and with the leaves. Large, green to reddish fruit ripens from May to June.
The large, edible fruit is made into preserves and jellies.