- Fall color
- Rounded habit
- Drought resistant
The Thornless Cockspur Hawthorn, Crataegus crus-galli ‘inermis’, is a small, thornless tree with beautiful, single white flowers, abundant red fruit, and silver-gray bark. The fruits are a bright red and are produced in masses, which provide excellent color in late summer and early fall!
The foliage is dark glossy green and turns to bronze-red to purple-red in the fall. This tree has a rounded growth habit and is very disease resistant. Thornless Cockspur Hawthorn has no major insect problems and has resistance to rust diseases.
The bark is exfoliates in thin gray strips, and provides winter interest. This tree provides a distinct horizontal accent to the landscape.
It is drought resistant and has low water needs, but requires well-drained soils and full sun; no pest problems.
Thornless Cockspur Hawthorn is an ideal small tree or large shrub that adds color and form to any yard!