Green Hawthorn Winter King
Crataegus viridis Winter King
The Crataegus viridis Winter King, a very decorative hawthorn. (Grafted plant)
The Crataegus viridis Winter King or Green Hawthorn Winter King is a deciduous tree with very few thorns unlike most hawthorns. It has the particularity of producing very large orange-red fruits very popular with birds. These berries persist on the bare tree in the fall and through the winter. Its dark green leaves take on beautiful shades of purplish red. In May-June, it produces very melliferous white flowers. Its very decorative bark, a silvery gray, exfoliates with age, revealing orange tones.
A tree with a rounded and broad port, the Green Hawthorn Winter King reaches a height of 6 to 8 m in adulthood for the same width. It finds its place in all gardens. Resistant to pollution and disease, it adapts perfectly to urban areas. Very good hardiness, it supports winter temperatures down to -30 ° C. The Crataegus viridis Winter King tolerates any type of soil, even limestone, deep and well drained. It requires a sunny or half-shaded exposure. Easy to maintain, just trim it in February to balance its silhouette.
The Green Hawthorn Winter King is of interest all year round because of its spring flowering, fall colors, persistent fruit and silvery bark.
- Common name : Green Hawthorn Winter King
- Family : Rosaceae
- Category : shrub
- Spread : 6 - 8 m
- Foliage : deciduous
- Color of flowers : white
- Fruit : inedible, appreciated by birds
- Use : isolated - shrubbery - hedge
- Soil : all
- Habit : Spreading
- Growth : Fast
- Earth to use : universal potting soil/garden soil/compost
- Enemies : aphids - caterpillars
- Possible diseases : resistant to diseases
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