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Characteristics

Conservation Plant Characteristics

Crataegus viridis L.
green hawthorn
CRVI2

Summary
Duration PR Federal T/E Status
Growth Habit TR, SH   National Wetland Indicator
Native Status L48 (N)      
 
Morphology/Physiology
Active Growth Period Spring and Summer   Fruit/Seed Conspicuous Yes
After Harvest Regrowth Rate   Growth Form Multiple Stem
Bloat None   Growth Rate Moderate
C:N Ratio Medium   Height at Base Age, Maximum 24
Coppice Potential Yes   Height at Maturity 30.0
Fall Conspicuous Yes   Known Allelopath No
Fire Resistant No   Leaf Retention No
Flower Color White   Lifespan Long
Flower Conspicuous Yes   Low Growing Grass No
Foliage Color Yellow-Green   Nitrogen Fixation None
Foliage Porosity Summer Dense   Resprout Ability Yes
Foliage Porosity Winter Moderate   Shape and Orientation Erect
Foliage Texture Fine   Toxicity None
Fruit/Seed Color Red      
 
Growth Requirements
Adapted To Coarse Textured Soils No   Moisture Use High
Adapted To Medium Textured Soils Yes   pH, Minimum 4.3
Adapted To Fine Textured Soils Yes   pH, Maximum 7.3
Anaerobic Tolerance Medium   Planting Density Per Acre, Minimum 300
CaCO3 Tolerance Medium   Planting Density Per Acre, Maximum 700
Cold Stratification Required Yes   Precipitation, Minimum 36
Drought Tolerance Low   Precipitation, Maximum 60
Fertility Requirement Medium   Root Depth, Minimum 18
Fire Tolerance Low   Salinity Tolerance None
Frost Free Days, Minimum 180   Shade Tolerance Intolerant
Hedge Tolerance Low   Temperature, Minimum (°F) -24
 
Reproduction
Bloom Period Early Spring   Propagated By Cuttings No
Commercial Availability Routinely Available   Propagated By Seed Yes
Fruit/Seed Abundance Medium   Propagated By Sod No
Fruit/Seed Period Begin Spring   Propagated By Sprigs No
Fruit/Seed Period End Fall   Propagated By Tubers No
Fruit/Seed Persistence Yes   Seed Per Pound 20000
Propagated By Bare Root Yes   Seed Spread Rate Slow
Propagated By Bulbs No   Seedling Vigor Low
Propagated By Container No   Small Grain No
Propagated By Corms No   Vegetative Spread Rate None
 
Suitibility/Use
Berry/Nut/Seed Product Yes   Palatable Browse Animal High
Christmas Tree Product No   Palatable Graze Animal Low
Fodder Product No   Palatable Human Yes
Fuelwood Product   Post Product No
Lumber Product No   Protein Potential
Naval Store Product No   Pulpwood Product No
Nursery Stock Product Yes   Veneer Product No
 
 
Time Generated: 09/29/2020 10:24 AM CDT