Ohio Pioneer Dotted Hawthorn
Crataegus punctata var. inermis 'Ohio Pioneer'

Family: Rosaceae (ro-ZAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Crataegus (krah-TEE-gus) (Info)
Species: punctata var. inermis
Cultivar: Ohio Pioneer

Category:

Trees

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Water Requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Height:

20-30 ft. (6-9 m)

Spacing:

30-40 ft. (9-12 m)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)

USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)

USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)

USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)

USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)

USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Sun to Partial Shade

Light Shade

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

White/Near White

Bloom Time:

Mid Spring

Foliage:

Deciduous

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

7.9 to 8.5 (alkaline)

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall

From seed; winter sow in vented containers, coldframe or unheated greenhouse

From seed; stratify if sowing indoors

Scarify seed before sowing

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Akron, Ohio

Cincinnati, Ohio

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On May 30, 2008, slyperso1 from Richland, MI (Zone 5b) wrote:

A very ornamental plant, flowering and fruiting abundantly. Fruit are eatable

Insect/Disease Factors: resistant to fireblight, susceptible to cedar-hawthorn rust and mildew

Form/Habit: round, strongly horizontal branching structure, multi-stem forms may be available, should specify single-stem tree form, Medium growth Rate.

Ornamental Characteristics:
Flower: abundant, large white clusters, spring
Fruit: showy, dark red, often dotted white, drop in fall
Seasonal Foliage Color: gray-green in summer, purplish-red in fall
Bark: not ornamentally important, silver-gray
Other: essentially thornless.
Wood - heavy, hard, tough, close-grained. Useful for making tool handles, mallets and other small i... read more