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Crataegus punctata

Dotted Hawthorn

Hawthorn

Comments

A common roadside companion plant, but not common in commerce; a good landscape ornamental with showy white flowers in spring followed by red fruit in fall, uniquely horizontal branching habit; can be susceptible to rust, quite thorny

Description

A common roadside companion plant, but not common in commerce; a good landscape ornamental with showy white flowers in spring followed by red fruit in fall, uniquely horizontal branching habit; can be susceptible to rust, quite thorny

Landscape Attributes

Dotted Hawthorn is a deciduous tree with a more or less rounded form. Its average texture blends into the landscape, but can be balanced by one or two finer or coarser trees or shrubs for an effective composition.

This tree will require occasional maintenance and upkeep, and is best pruned in late winter once the threat of extreme cold has passed. Gardeners should be aware of the following characteristic(s) that may warrant special consideration;

Dotted Hawthorn is recommended for the following landscape applications;

Accent;Hedges/Screening

Planting & Growing

Dotted Hawthorn will grow to be about 30 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 30 feet. It has a low canopy with a typical clearance of 3 feet from the ground, and should not be planted underneath power lines. It grows at a slow rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for 50 years or more.

Light Requirement:

full sun

full sun

Moisture:

dry to moist

Cold Hardy to Zone:

3b

Height(inches):

Spread:

Soil pH:

Soil Type:

30 feet

30 feet

Deer Resistant:

false

Fall Color

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