Best Varieties to try: 'Hoopsii" and 'Thompsen" are tall varieties with the bluest needles, 'Fat
Albert' is dwarf blue spruce perfect for small yards and "Iseli Foxtail' is a recommended variety for the south. USDA Zones: 3-8 The berries of the Hawthorn are a favorite food source for many birds. This deciduous tree
is also used for nesting or overnight shelter. The spring flowers are popular with butterflies. Hawthorns are members of the rose family and do have thorns up to 2 inches in length along the stems. There is a large number of Hawthorn species with native varieties being the best choice for wildlife.