Hawthorn Blossom – is it always this good?

The Hawthorn trees are in bloom, so common it’s easy to be overlooked, but it’s spectacular – both close up, and the wider┬álandscape that’s dotted with the Hawthorn in bloom.

Hawthorn Blossom

Hawthorn Blossom

The Hawthorn, also know as the May tree, is the only UK plant to be named after the month it flowers in.

Hawthorn Blossom

Hawthorn Blossom

Hawthorn comes into flower after the leaf, the similar Blackthorn tree flowers before the leaves come.

Hawthorn Blossom

Hawthorn Blossom

All kinds of cardiovascular benefits are claimed when taking Hawthorn. Hawthorn blossom tea sounds interesting…

Hawthorn Blossom

Hawthorn Blossom

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