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Cockspur Hawthorn

Botanical Name
Crataegus crusgalli
Hardiness
Zones 4 to 7
Height
20 to 30 feet
Width
25 to 35 feet
Flowers
May: white, have an unpleasant odor
Fruit
Red pome, resembles a small apple
Fall Color
Bronze-red to red
Light
Full sun
Soil
Well-drained, tolerant of many soil types
Planting & Care
  • Transplant as balled and burlap in early spring
  • Urban tolerant
Problems
Fireblight, leaf blotch miner, scab, rust, powdery mildew, hazardous thorns
Varieties
  • Crataegus crusgalli var. inermis 'Cruzam' - thornless, 15x15', good disease resistance

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