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Fall Color

Fruit and foliage

Tracy Hawthorn, Mountain Hawthorn
Crataegus tracyi


Tracy hawthorn is endemic to Texas and is the most common hawthorn in west Texas, where it occurs on acidic, igneous soils. In the eastern part of its range it is usually a shrub, but in the Davis Mountains, it can reach a height of 20 feet. It has spiny branches and scaly gray bark that becomes fissured and almost silver black.

Plant Habit or Use: large shrub small tree

Exposure: sun partial sun

Flower Color: white clusters

Blooming Period: spring

Fruit Characteristics: red pome

Height: to 15 ft.

Width: to 15 ft.

Plant Character: deciduous

Heat Tolerance: high

Water Requirements: low

Soil Requirements: acid adaptable

USDA Hardiness Zone: 4

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