Crataegus viridis 'Winter King'
Common name: 
Winter King Hawthorn
Winter King Green Hawthorn
Pronunciation: 
kra-TEE-gus VIR-i-dis
Family: 
Rosaceae
Genus: 
Type: 
Broadleaf
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon: 
No
  • Deciduous tree, similar to the species.  About 20-25 ft (6-7.5 m) tall, with a somewhat greater spread, wide vase shape, angular branch pattern, few thorns.  Flowers white, blooms in May.  Reportedly fruits heavily, 9 mm, orange-red fruit persist into winter, if not consumed by birds.
  • Hardy to USDA Zone 4     Selected in Indiana and introduced to commerce in 1955 by the Simpson nursery, Vincennes, Indiana.
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