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Cultural Details for Crataegus viridis 'Winter King'

Common Name:
Winter King Hawthorn

Growth Rate:
Medium

Average Mature Height:
20-25'

Average Mature Width:
20-35'

Flower Details:
White with pale yellow anthers, 0.75" diameter, mid-May, borne in 2" diameter corymbs

Fruit Details:
Good red color, 0.5" diameter (are larger than straight species), persist into winter.

Fall Color:
Purple and scarlet

Bark Details:
Gray-green

Disease / Insect Problems or Resistance:
Less susceptable to rust than other hawthorns

Native Habitat:

Other Features:
Lovely rounded habit, almost vase shaped branching structure

Culture and Care:
Plant in full sun and well drained soil. pH Adaptable.

This plant was blooming:
4/27/2010 - 5/10/2010
4/30/2007 - 5/2/2007

Plantings of this cultivar at Boone County Arboretum:
1043, 1044, 1390, 1560, 2690, 2700, 4370, 5240, 6130, 7840

    The information on this page may have come from one or more of the following sources:
  • Dirr, Michael. Manual of Woody Landscape Plants. Stipes Publishing. 1998.
  • Hightshoe, Gary L. Native Trees, Shrubs, and Vines for Urban and Rural America. John Wiley & Sons. 1988.
  • North Carolina Extension Plant Fact Sheets. www.ces.ncsu.edu
  • University of Connecticut Plant Database. www.hort.uconn.edu