PARSLEY HAWTHORN suitable for counties:
KENTUCKY: All counties
MISSOURI: Butler, Dunklin, Ripley
LOUISIANA: Acadia, Allen, Avoyelles, Bienville, Bossier, Caddo, Calcasieu, Caldwell, Catahoula, Claiborne, De Soto, East Baton Rouge, East Carroll, East Feliciana, Evangeline, Franklin, Grant, Iberville, Jackson, Jefferson Davis, La Salle, Lincoln, Livingston, Morehouse, Natchitoches, Orleans, Ouachita, Rapides, Red River, Richland, Sabine, St. Helena, St. Landry, St. Tammany, Tangipahoa, Union, Vermilion, Vernon, Washington, Webster, West Carroll, West Feliciana, Winn
NORTH CAROLINA: Alamance, Bertie, Bladen, Chatham, Cumberland, Durham, Edgecombe, Franklin, Gates, Granville, Guilford, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Johnston, Lee, Lenoir, Nash, Northampton, Orange, Pender, Pitt, Sampson, Wake, Wilson
MISSISSIPPI: Adams, Amite, Attala, Calhoun, Copiah, Covington, DeSoto, Forrest, Franklin, George, Greene, Grenada, Hancock, Harrison, Hinds, Itawamba, Jackson, Jasper, Jefferson, Jones, Kemper, Lafayette, Lamar, Leake, Lee, Lincoln, Madison, Marion, Monroe, Montgomery, Neshoba, Newton, Panola, Pearl River, Perry, Pike, Pontotoc, Rankin, Scott, Simpson, Smith, Stone, Tishomingo, Union, Walthall, Wayne, Wilkinson, Winston
SOUTH CAROLINA: Bamberg, Barnwell, Berkeley, Charleston, Colleton, Darlington, Fairfield, Florence, Greenwood, Horry, Jasper, Kershaw, Lexington, Marion, Orangeburg, Richland, Saluda
OKLAHOMA: All counties
TEXAS: Anderson, Angelina, Bowie, Brazoria, Brazos, Burleson, Cass, Freestone, Galveston, Grimes, Hardin, Harris, Harrison, Henderson, Houston, Jasper, Jefferson, La Salle, Lamar, Liberty, Madison, Matagorda, Montgomery, Newton, Polk, Robertson, Rusk, San Augustine, San Jacinto, Shelby, Titus, Trinity, Tyler, Walker, Washington, Wharton
TENNESSEE: Fayette, Hamilton, Hardeman, Hardin, Shelby
VIRGINIA: Dinwiddie, Greensville, Isle of Wight, Mecklenburg, Newport News, Southampton, Suffolk, Sussex
ARKANSAS: Arkansas, Ashley, Bradley, Calhoun, Clark, Clay, Cleburne, Cleveland, Columbia, Conway, Craighead, Cross, Dallas, Drew, Faulkner, Franklin, Garland, Grant, Greene, Hempstead, Hot Spring, Independence, Jefferson, Johnson, Lafayette, Lincoln, Little River, Logan, Miller, Montgomery, Nevada, Ouachita, Perry, Pike, Poinsett, Polk, Pope, Pulaski, Saline, Scott, Sevier, St. Francis, Union, White, Yell
ALABAMA: Baldwin, Barbour, Bullock, Butler, Calhoun, Chilton, Choctaw, Coosa, Crenshaw, Cullman, Dallas, Elmore, Escambia, Fayette, Geneva, Greene, Henry, Jefferson, Lawrence, Lowndes, Madison, Marengo, Marion, Mobile, Montgomery, Morgan, Perry, Shelby, Sumter, Talladega, Tuscaloosa, Walker, Washington
GEORGIA: Baker, Bartow, Camden, Charlton, Emanuel, Floyd, Grady, Jasper, Johnson, Lowndes, Meriwether, Murray, Seminole, Twiggs, Upson, Wheeler, Worth
FLORIDA: Alachua, Calhoun, Columbia, Dixie, Escambia, Gadsden, Gilchrist, Hamilton, Hernando, Holmes, Jackson, Jefferson, Leon, Levy, Liberty, Marion, Okaloosa, Pasco, Polk, Santa Rosa, Suwannee, Taylor, Wakulla, Walton, Washington

Parsley hawthorn belongs to family of rosaceae plants, its species name is marshallii. This plant grows actively in spring and summer. Parsley hawthorn has green foliage and bears white colored flowers. Parsley hawthorn booms in mid spring.The plant grows in erect form with single stem. Parsley hawthorn is a moderately growing plant, a mature Parsley hawthorn can grow up to 25 feet. This plant has very low tolerance to draught conditons.

Active Growth Period : Spring and Summer Flower Color : White
Foliage Color : Green Growth Form : Single Stem
Growth Rate : Moderate Height, Mature (feet) : 25
Drought Tolerance : Low Frost Free Days, Minimum : 240
Temperature, Minimum (°F) : -3 Palatable Human : Yes
Bloom Period : Mid Spring


Bloom Period : Mid Spring Commercial Availability : Routinely Available
Fruit/Seed Abundance : Medium Fruit/Seed Period Begin : Summer
Fruit/Seed Period End : Fall Fruit/Seed Persistence : Yes
Propogated by Bare Root : Yes Propogated by Bulbs : No
Propogated by Container : Yes Propogated by Corms : No
Propogated by Cuttings : No Propogated by Seed : Yes
Propogated by Sod : No Propogated by Sprigs : No
Propogated by Tubers : No Seeds per Pound : 20000
Seed Spread Rate : Slow Seedling Vigor : Low
Small Grain : No Vegetative Spread Rate : None


Berry/Nut/Seed Product : Yes Christmas Tree Product : No
Fodder Product : No Fuelwood Product : - -
Lumber Product : No Naval Store Product : No
Nursery Stock Product : Yes Palatable Browse Animal : High
Palatable Graze Animal : Low Palatable Human : Yes
Post Product : No Protein Potential : - -
Pulpwood Product : No Veneer Product : No


Active Growth Period : Spring and Summer After Harvest Regrowth Rate : - -
Bloat : None C:N Ratio : Medium
Coppice Potential : No Fall Conspicuous : Yes
Fire Resistance : No Flower Color : White
Flower Conspicuous : Yes Foliage Color : Green
Foliage Porosity Summer : Moderate Foliage Porosity Winter : Porous
Foliage Texture : Medium Fruit Color : Red
Fruit Conspicuous : Yes Growth Form : Single Stem
Growth Rate : Moderate Height at Base Age, Maximum (feet) : 25
Height, Mature (feet) : 25 Known Allelopath : No
Leaf Retention : No Lifespan : Moderate
Low Growing Grass : No Nitrogen Fixation : None
Resprout Ability : Yes Shape and Orientation : Erect
Toxicity : None

Growth Requirements

Adapted to Coarse Textured Soils : No Adapted to Medium Textured Soils : Yes
Adapted to Fine Textured Soils : Yes Anaerobic Tolerance : High
CaCO3 Tolerance : Low Cold Stratification Required : Yes
Drought Tolerance : Low Fertility Requirement : Medium
Fire Tolerance : Low Frost Free Days, Minimum : 240
Hedge Tolerance : Low Moisture Use : Medium
pH (Minimum) : 5.8 pH (Maximum) : 7.2
Planting Density per Acre, Minimum : 300 Planting Density per Acre, Maximum : 700
Precipitation (Minimum) : 60 Precipitation (Maximum) : 60
Root Depth, Minimum (inches) : 18 Salinity Tolerance : None
Shade Tolerance : Tolerant Temperature, Minimum (°F) : -3



parsley hawthorn
Robert H. Mohlenbrock. USDA SCS. 1991. Southern wetland flora: Field office guide to plant species. South National Technical Center, Fort Worth. Courtesy of USDA NRCS Wetland Science Institute.
parsley hawthorn
©Ted Bodner. James H. Miller and Karl V. Miller. 2005. Forest plants of the southeast and their wildlife uses. University of Georgia Press., Athens. Courtesy of University of Georgia Press. Image scanned by Forestry Images.
parsley hawthorn
©Jeff McMillian. Courtesy of Almost Eden. United States, LA.
parsley hawthorn
Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. An illustrated flora of the northern United States, Canada and the British Possessions. 3 vols. Charles Scribner's Sons, New York. Vol. 2: 320. Courtesy of Kentucky Native Plant Society. Scanned by Omnitek Inc.
parsley hawthorn
USDA NRCS. Wetland flora: Field office illustrated guide to plant species. USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service. Provided by NRCS National Wetland Team, Fort Worth, TX.


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