Green Hawthorne

Crataegus viridis ‘Winter King’

This thorny, rounded tree will grow to around 25 feet tall.  This native tree has beautiful fall foliage.  It is most popular for its bright red fruit that persists into the winter, which are a good food source for birds and other wildlife.  Examples of these trees can be found in the Wildflower Meadow.


Type Tree
Size 20-25 feet tall
Flower White – in May
Fruit red drupe – in October through the winter
Hardy Zones 4-7
Native Maryland and Virginia to Illionois, Iowa, Texas and Florida

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