SelecTree: Tree Detail
Photo Locations: LSU Hilltop Arboretum - Baton Rouge, LA
Branches droop but resist breakage.
Erect with a High Canopy.
Rounded or Vase Shape.
Has Deciduous foliage.
Height: 20 - 40 feet.
Width: 20 - 30 feet.
Growth Rate: 12 to 36 Inches per Year.
Leaves Elliptic, Green, No Change, Deciduous.
Flowers Showy. White. Flowers in Spring. Has perfect flowers (male and female parts in each flower).
Persistent, Orange or Red Pome, Very Small (Under 0.25 inches), fruiting in Fall Wildlife use it.
Shading Capacity Rated as Moderate to Moderately Dense in Leaf.
Shading Capacity Rated as out of Leaf.
Tree Site Conditions & Constraints
Sunset Zones 2 - 12 and 14 - 17.
USDA Hardiness Zones 5 - 7.
Exposure Full Sun.
Wet but Well Drained Soil.
Clay, Loam or Sand Texture.
Acidic to Alkaline Soil pH.
Pests & Disease Information
Resistant to Verticillium. Susceptible to Rust.
Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns
Root Damage Potential Rated as Low.
Wildlife use Fruit.
Special Uses & Values
Specimen, Container or Screen.
Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Crataegus viridis Tree Record." 1995-2018. May 25, 2018.
< https://selectree.calpoly.edu/tree-detail/crataegus-viridis >