Crataegus x mordenensis 'Toba'

Toba Hawthorn

Categories: Flowering/Ornamental Trees

One of the hardiest of the ornamental hawthorns, 'Toba is vase shaped, smothered in white blooms that turn pink in spring followed by showy red berries in fall. It is small in stature allowing it to grow in smaller areas.


More About Crataegus x mordenensis 'Toba'

  • an EXCELLENT, underused, small flowering tree
  • adaptable and extremely showy, especially in bloom
  • flowers go from white to pink

The rough gray bark adds an interesting dimension to the landscape, often developing a uniquely twisted trunk. This tree does best in full sun to partial shade. It is very adaptable to both dry and moist growing conditions, but will not tolerate any standing water. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. It is somewhat tolerant of urban pollution.

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Height:

15-18 ft

Spread:

10-15 Feet

Hardiness Zone:

4-8

Crataegus x mordenensis 'Toba' Characteristics

Attributes

  • Small / Miniature
  • Specimen
  • Exfoilating Bark
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Interesting Bark
  • Mass Plant
  • Salt Tolerant

Exposure

  • Sun Tolerant
  • Does best in full sun
  • Part Sun/Part Shade

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Medium

Nature Attraction

  • Songbirds

Season of Interest (Flowering)

  • Early Spring

Season of Interest (Foliage)

  • All Season

Soil Moisture Needs

  • Average

Fall Color

  • Yellow
  • Orange

Flower Color

  • White
  • Pink

Fruit

  • bright red

Habit

  • Spreading
  • Irregular