Thornless Cockspur hawthorn (Crataegus crus-galli var. inermis)

USDA Hardiness Zones

USDA hardiness zones
Zone Zone  more information
Hardy to zone 4a
Mature Height Mature Height
20 to 30 feet
Mature Spread Mature Spread
25 to 35 feet
Growth Rate Growth Rate
Moderate
Sun Sun
Full Sun
Moisture Moisture
Drought tolerant (also tolerant to moist soil, well-drained)
Fall Color Fall Color
Attractive
Attracts Wildlife Attracts Wildlife
Yes
Flower Flower
Ornamental
Fruit Fruit
Ornamental
Evergreen Evergreen
No
Native to WI Native to WI
Yes
Additional Information Additional Information
rounded, spreading form; 20-30’ tall; 25-35’ wide; thornless; blooms earlier than straight species

UW Extension
For more information, see the UW Extension Urban Horticulture Team Web site: www.uwex.edu/ces/wihort
Primary Author: Dr. Laura Jull
Photos by: Dr. Laura Jull and Dr. Ed Hasselkus

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