Winter King Green Hawthorn Crataegus viridis Winter King

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Botanical Name:

Crataegus viridis Winter King

Family:

Rosaceae

Genus:

Crataegus

Species:

viridis

Cultivar:

Winter King

Common Name:

Winter King Green Hawthorn

Height:
25-30 feet
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
4

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  • Crataegus viridis Winter King

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Growing Info, follow in order:
Scarification: Soak in cold water, let stand in water for 24 hours.
Stratification: warm stratify for 120 days, cold stratify for 120 days, ,.
Germination: Sow seed 1/4" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed.
Other: Spring sowing of unstratified seed will produce germination the next spring.
In a Nutshell:
* Crataegus viridis is a species of hawthorn that is native to the southeastern US . Forms vary considerably, and many desirable ornamental forms could be selected from the wild. The cultivar 'Winter King' is a well-known selection. more...
* This cultivar has a rounded, vase-shaped habit, shiny green leaves sometimes turning purple and red in fall; white flowers with yellow anthers; and attractive red fruits, to 1/2", that last into winter; less susceptible to rust than most.
Usda description:
More info on http://plants.usda.gov