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Crataegus laevigata 'Crimson Cloud'

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Family: Rosaceae (ro-ZAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Crataegus (krah-TEE-gus) (Info)
Species: laevigata (lee-vih-GAY-tuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Crimson Cloud
Additional cultivar information: (aka Superba)

Synonym:Crataegus oxyacantha

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Category:
Shrubs
Trees

Height:
15-20 ft. (4.7-6 m)
20-30 ft. (6-9 m)

Spacing:
20-30 ft. (6-9 m)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)
USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)
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)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

Sun Exposure:
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
Seed is poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:
Red

Bloom Time:
Mid Spring
Late Spring/Early Summer

Foliage:
Deciduous
Good Fall Color

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive emccaig On Jun 3, 2009, emccaig from Colorado Springs, CO wrote:

One of the most beautiful of all flowering trees, in my opinion. It thrives in the dry Rocky Mountain climate. Amazing in flower, it rivals crabapples, but blooms later in the season.

Regional...

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

San Anselmo, California
Colorado Springs, Colorado
Belfast, Maine
Skowhegan, Maine
Stephenson, Michigan
Trenton, Michigan
Clifton Park, New York
Akron, Ohio
Centerville, Utah



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