Crataegus crus-galli f. inermis

Crataegus crus-galli f. inermis - thornless cockspur hawthorn
Common name: thornless cockspur hawthorn
Family: Rosaceae (rose family)
Distribution: Species native to s.-c. to e. North America
Hardiness: USDA Zone 3
Life form: Deciduous tree
Comments: A small to medium-sized tree, 20' tall and wide with a rounded head and dense horizontal branching. Excellent specimen tree, noted for its tolerance of urban pollution. White showy flowers appear in April or May (many find their fragrance disagreeable). Fruit is bright red and persists well into late fall and early winter. Leaves are an attractive leathery dark green. Plant in full sun in most any soil provided it is well-drained.


  • 1: HAM: AW08 (AW08) • Accession: D1987-0075.003 • Provenance: Cultivated of Garden Origin
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