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Washington Hawthorn Crataegus virdis 'Winter King'

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Description

Thorns; resistant to leaf rust; gray bark; produces water sprouts.  Will tolerate damp sites for short periods.

Fire Risk: This plant has a low flammability rating.

Wildlife Value: Fruits attract birds.

Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#deciduous#birds#bark#drought tolerant#wildlife plant#winter interest#low flammability#fire resistant
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#deciduous#birds#bark#drought tolerant#wildlife plant#winter interest#low flammability#fire resistant
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Crataegus
    Species:
    virdis
    Fire Risk Rating:
    low flammability
    Dimensions:
    Height: 15 ft. 0 in. - 20 ft. 0 in.
    Width: 15 ft. 0 in. - 20 ft. 0 in.
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Tree
    Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
    Growth Rate:
    Slow
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Partial Shade (Direct sunlight only part of the day, 2-6 hours)
    Soil Drainage:
    Good Drainage
    NC Region:
    Coastal
    Mountains
    Piedmont
    Usda Plant Hardiness Zone:
    6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b
  • Fruit:
    Fruit Color:
    Orange
    Red/Burgundy
    Display/Harvest Time:
    Fall
    Winter
    Fruit Length:
    < 1 inch
    Fruit Description:
    .25" orange-red berries that persist into winter.
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    White
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Spring
    Flower Size:
    1-3 inches
    Flower Description:
    2" cluster of small white with an unpleasant odor.
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Deciduous Leaf Fall Color:
    Gold/Yellow
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Length:
    1-3 inches
    Leaf Description:
    1-3" bright green leaves turn yellow in the fall.
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Theme:
    Winter Garden
    Attracts:
    Songbirds
    Resistance To Challenges:
    Fire