Suitable for urban applications and does exhibit some thornlessness.
Crataegus viridis 'Winter King'
Tips for Homeowners:
Prune to remove dead wood in early spring, but be careful of thorns.
Rate this Plant:
A medium-sized tree with 4 seasons of interesting features such as fall color, winter interest, spring flowers and good summer foliage.
- Foliage turns brilliant orange in fall
- Abundant dark red fruit
- Distinct gray bark is an added asset
Interesting Notes about Green Hawthorn:
This variety is popular for use in the landscape for its abundance of flowers, fruit and attractive fall color, and especially because it is nearly spineless. The fruit is edible, but thought to be more ornamental than delicious.
Characteristics & Attributes
- Spring Bloomer
- Drought Tolerant
- Mass Planting
- Fall Color
- Great Foliage
- Winter Interest
- Low Maintenance
- Full Sun
- Attracts Songbirds
Season of Interest (Flowering):
Season of Interest (Foliage):
- Average Water