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Hawthorn berry drop

I have a hawthorn tree, five years old, it flowers very well and this is the first year I have noticed berries, but they seem to have almost all fallen off? Immature berries on the ground under the tree. Any suggestions greatly received. Thank you. (Amateur gardener!) 


  • CeresCeres Posts: 2,149
    I cannot give you an answer to this one but suggest that something may have stressed the tree.
  • BobTheGardenerBobTheGardener Leicestershire, UKPosts: 11,391
    Drought is the most likely.  Lots of things will drop immature fruit if they get too thirsty at some point in their growth.
    A trowel in the hand is worth a thousand lost under a bush.
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