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Gregg Hawthorn
Crataegus greggiana


Gregg hawthorn is a rare, small tree of the Edwards Plateau, easily identified by its relatively large, somewhat hairy leaves. Its twigs are armed with many gray spines up to 2 inches long. White flowers appear in early April; brick-red fruit ripens in the fall.

Plant Habit or Use: large shrub small tree

Exposure: sun partial sun

Flower Color: white

Blooming Period: spring

Fruit Characteristics: brick-red pome

Height: to 20 ft.

Width: to 20 ft.

Plant Character: deciduous

Heat Tolerance: medium

Water Requirements: medium low

Soil Requirements: adaptable

USDA Hardiness Zone: 4

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