Thornless Hawthorn

Crataegus crus-galli ‘Inermis’

Zone 4

Ht 20′ x W 20′

A small, rounded ornamental tree with glossy green leaves and abundant spring flowers.  Prefers moist conditions but will tolerate drought.  Nice bronze-red fall color and bright red fruits.

 

 

Russian Hawthorn (Multi-stem)

Crataegus ambigua                

Zone 3

Ht 25’ x W 20’

A very hardy species of Hawthorn with branches that have a twisting habit and short stiff thorns.  White flowers in spring are followed by bright red, persistent fruit.

Crimson Cloud Hawthorn

Crataegus laevigata ‘Crimson Cloud’

Zone 4

Ht 25’ x W 18’

This thornless tree bears exceptionally large, single, bright red flowers with a white star-shaped center.   Rounded to wide spreading habit with small, glossy green foliage that turns bright red in the fall with red fruit.

Toba Hawthorn

Crataegus x mordenensis ‘Toba’       

Zone 3

Ht 20’ x W 20’

Fragrant, large, double white flowers mature to pink.  Red fruits are sparse but true interest lies on the attractive yellow bark and an interesting, twisted trunk.

Washington Hawthorn

Crataegus phaenopyrum                    

Zone 4

Ht 30’ x W 30’

Dark green foliage transcends into orange-purple colors in fall.  Profuse white blooms come early and soften a thorny, dense, upright habit.