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Cornus kousa 'Galilean' (Galzam)

More About Cornus kousa Galilean ('Galzam')

  • 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
  • Broad, bushy form
  • Bloom Time: Late spring / Early Summer

Interesting Notes:

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

Zone:

5

Height:

6-7 m

Spread:

5-6 m

Colour:

White
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Galilean 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 Galilean ('Galzam') Characteristics

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

Soil Moisture

Moist to Average
Well-drained
Average to Dry Soils

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Fruit
Deciduous
Fall Color

Flowering Time

Lt. Spr-Sum

Habit

Vase-shape

Foliage Color

Green (dark)

Landscape uses

Specimen

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