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Common Name: Cockspur Hawthorn

Species Name: Crataegus crus-galli

Family Name: Rosaceae





Plant Facts  
Origin Eastern United States
Sun Preference Full Sun



ID Characteristics

  • Leaf and Stem Characteristics
    • Plant Height: 30-foot diameter, 30-foot height
    • Leaves: Alternate, spoon-shaped, 1-4 inches long, 1/3-1 1/2 inches wide, rounded at apex, serrate above base



Soil Preference Well-drained, adapted to most soil conditions and pH adaptable
USDA Cold Hardiness Zone
Notes Severely affected by pests; used for its floral display in the spring and fruit in the fall; makes good cover and food for wildlife
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