Crataegus ambigua "Cockspur"
Category: deciduous tree Size: small
Mature Size: 15 - 25 ' by 15 - 30'
Zone: Down to 3 Growth Rate:
Foliage: 2 1/2 " deeply cut
Elevation (if known): To 9,500'
Water: Water deeply and infrequently.
Soil : Best in moist, well-drained soils. Do OK, once established, in drier conditions
Sun: Sun to filtered shade.
Comments: Watch the thorns.
Warnings: Has the occassional thorn, but is essentially thornless.
Alamosa Tree Board Recommended? yes
Street Tree? yes Street Tree Conditions:
CO/NM native? no Native to: SE Russia, Turkey, Iran
Information Sources: Alamosa Tree Board; Denver, CO, Tree List;Rky Mtn Gardener's Guide; Little Valley Whole Sales Nursery