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Crataegus pruinosa/Waxfruit Hawthorn or Frosted Hawthorn

Crataegus pruinosa / Crataegus pruinosa
Leaves of this hawthorn are thick and not long pointed
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Leaves of this hawthorn are thick and not long pointed

Some of the white flower petals can still be seen

Many green fruit follow flowering and ripen to reddish-purple in autumn

Trees are generally as wide as tall, about 20 feet

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Scientific Name: Crataegus pruinosa
Common Name: Waxfruit Hawthorn or Frosted Hawthorn
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 5, 6, 7 Determine Your Zone
Height: 15-20 feet
Spread: 15 - 20 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: White
Fruit present: Fall
Fruit color: Red
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist, Dry
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Landscape Categories: Plants that Attract Birds
Comments: Flowers are larger than most other hawthorns and have a large number of stamens, up to 20. The fruit is both waxy bloom and appears frosted and thus this plants common name.