Cockspur Thorn (Crataegus 'Vaughn')

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 7b
Plant Height: 15-30ft
Plant Spread: 15-30ft
Leaves: Good fall color
Unusual foliage color
Other: Lobed, dark green leaves (to 3" long) with serrate margins sometimes produce showy red fall color.
Fruit: Showy
Edible to birds
Other: Abundant, glossy, red fruits (1/4" diameter) that ripen in fall. Fruits may persist on the tree throughout winter. The fruits of hawthorn trees are sometimes called haws.
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Flower Time: Other: April to May
Suitable Locations: Street Tree
Uses: Provides winter interest
Flowering Tree
Wildlife Attractant: Birds
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger

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