Crataegus crus-galli--Cockspur Hawthorn

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Crataegus crus-galli--Cockspur Hawthorn

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Cockspur hawthorn is a slow growing, flat topped tree reaching a height and spread of 20 to 30 feet. The stratified branching habit, 3 inch long spines, and shearing tolerance make this an excellent barrier plant. The white, half inch flowers are present in May or June. The red fruit persist into winter and follow the orange to red fall color display.

Several cultivars are listed: inermis--no thorns; linearis--leaves linear-lanceolate; nana--dwarf; pyracanthifolia--small red fruit; salicifolia--leaves thin; splendens--leaves elliptic, shiny.

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