Dotted Hawthorn

Dotted Hawthorn Crataegus PunctataThe dotted hawthorn (Crataegus punctata) is found in eastern Iowa and is one of multiple hawthorn species found in the state.

Hardiness: Zone 3

Growth Rate: Slow

Mature Shape: Rounded form

Height: 30 feet

Width: 30 feet

Site Requirements: Full sunlight, adaptable to dry and moist growing conditions, but will not tolerate standing water. Highly tolerant of urban pollution and can thrive in inner city environments.

Flowering Dates: May - June

Seed Dispersal Dates: Fall

Seed Bearing Age: 5-8 years

Seed Bearing Frequency: Yearly

Seed Stratification: Warm stratification for 4 months at 70°F followed by pre-chilling for 4 months at 50°F