Seven Seeds Farm
HAWTHORNE, Common – Crataegus monogyna - PERENNIAL.
Shrub in the rosaceae family which can grow to 15-40’. Dark green obovate deeply-lobed leaves that bloom with small pinkish white flowers in May. Small sweet, but mealy red berry-like fruits called haws, rich in anti-oxidants, are collected in winter and can be used for jams, jellies, wine or tea. Use the leaf, flower and haw medic- inally as a heart tonic in extract or tea. Can take up to a year to germinate so please be patient!
Minimally thorny. SSF.
HAW: Packet (15 seeds)-$3.95
Basil, Holy ( Tulsi)