necessary but may be clipped to maintain size
and a denser form
is the most vigorous and robust hawthorne available.
It produces an abundance of showy, fragrant, large
pink flower clusters in spring.
large evergreen shrub is good for screening, however
we always use it as a small tree. New foliage
is bright and bronzy and adult leaves are large
in size giving it somewhat a tropical appearance.
As a tree , It grows into a rounded umbrella form
with no pruning necessary. Fast growing. An outstanding
specimen in the landscape.