Hawthorn (Crataegus punctata 'Ohio Pioneer')

Botanical names:
Crataegus punctata Accepted
Mespilus punctata Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Wet
Wet Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 7b
Plant Height: 20-30ft
Plant Spread: 20-30ft
Leaves: Good fall color
Unusual foliage color
Other: Slightly lobed, obovate, dark green leaves (to 3" long) have serrate margins above the middle. Leaves sometimes produce showy red fall color.
Fruit: Showy
Edible to birds
Other: Abundant, globular, red fruits (to 3/4" diameter) with conspicuous white dots. Fruits ripen in fall and may persist on the tree into winter, but usually drop to the ground in late fall. The fruits of hawthorn trees are sometimes called haws.
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Flower Time: Other: May
Suitable Locations: Street Tree
Uses: Provides winter interest
Flowering Tree
Edible Parts: Fruit
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Pollinators: Midges
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger

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