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
Propagate from cold-stratified seed.
By grafting of named clones.
Special features of Crataegus mollis
Other uses of Crataegus mollis
Producing ornamental fruits. Suitable for coastal conditions.