A picture of a Crataegus mollis

Crataegus mollis

Crataegus mollis

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

8a

USDA zone

-12°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

9m

Max

12m

8m

Min

9m

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Crataegus mollis Overview

A deciduous tree from central USA. Leaves are broad and shallowly lobed and downy on both surfaces. In early summer bears clusters of yellow-white flowers, followed by deep red, cherry-looking fruit. It has been in cultivation for a long time, and is one of the best of the North American hawthorns.

Common problems with Crataegus mollis

How to propagate Crataegus mollis

Seed

Propagate from cold-stratified seed.

Grafting

By grafting of named clones.

Special features of Crataegus mollis

Hedge plant

Other uses of Crataegus mollis

Producing ornamental fruits. Suitable for coastal conditions.