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Cornus kousa 'Snow Tower'

#PPAF

More About Cornus kousa 'Snow Tower' (PPAF)

  • Upright, columnar habit
  • Large white bracts cover the tree in early summer
  • Spherical, red fruit are held singly and resemble raspberries
  • Deep green leaves that hold thier colour through the summer
  • Fall colour scarlet to red-purple

Interesting Notes:

The showy flowers seen on Cornus kousa cultivars are actually bracts surrounding the smaller, inconspicuous flower in the centre.

Zone:

5

Height:

3-4 m

Spread:

2-3 m

Colour:

White
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Snow Tower Dogwood Growing and Maintenance Tips

Grows best in medium-moisture and an acidic, well-drained soil, but will tolerate a range of light levels.  


Cornus kousa 'Snow Tower' (PPAF) Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Attracts Birds
Attracts Birds
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Butterflies
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance

Soil Moisture

Average to Dry Soils
Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Deciduous
Fruit
Fall Color

Flowering Time

Lt. Spr-Sum

Habit

Columnar
Upright

Foliage Color

Green (dark)

Landscape uses

Specimen
Screening (privacy)

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