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Crataegus viridis ‘Winter King’

Courtesy Missouri Botanical Garden PlantFinder
Common Name: Hawthorn

Rounded and upright growing with vase-shaped branching. Silvery gray-green branches and stems exfoliate with age and have very few thorns. Clusters of white flowers in May, followed by medium size coral-red fruit that often persists until spring. Glossy green foliage. A superior selection of the species native to the eastern and central USA, introduced in 1955 by Simpson Orchard Co. of Vincennes, IN.

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Plant Features
Sub CategoriesTrees, Trees-Deciduous
CultivarWinter King
AttributesNative to New England, Flowering Tree, Native to Eastern US
Special FeatureFruit, Bark, Flowering
Flowering SeasonSpring
Flower ColorWhite
Sun ExposureFull Sun
Hardiness Zone5
Typical 10-15 Yr. Height15 Feet
Typical Mature Height35 Feet