Crataegus crus-galli var. inermis (cockspur hawthorn) is a thornless variety within the Crataegus genus that can be a shrub or a tree. It is native to eastern North America and produces flowers and small red berries which used by pollinators and birds.
C. crus-galli var. inermis is tolerant of a range of both light and soil conditions. The leaves turn a lovely shade of red in the fall.
|Crataegus crus-galli var. inermis
|3 thru 7
|Season(s) of interest
|Height and Spread
|25-35ft x 25-35ft (7.5-10.5m-7.5-10.5m)
|Provides Food for Birds, Hosts Caterpillars of Butterflies/Moths, Attracts Pollinators,
|Native to Chicago Region.
|Location in Lurie Garden
|North Dark Plate, Southwest Dark Plate, East Meadow