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Cornus kousa var. chinensis

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Cornus kousa var. chinensis - Chinese Flowering Dogwood

More About Cornus kousa var. chinensis

  • White flowers fading to pink
  • Spherical, red fruit are held singly and resemble raspberries
  • Drooping, dark green foliage
  • Fall colour is scarlet to red-purple
  • Narrow when young, wider with age
  • Bloom Time: Late spring

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:

4-5 m

Colour:

White
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Chinese Flowering Dogwood Growing and Maintenance Tips

Grows best in medium moisture and an acidic, well-drained soil, however, they will tolerate a range of light levels. Can be grown as a specimen tree or shrub.


Cornus kousa var. chinensis Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Attracts Birds
Attracts Birds

Soil Moisture

Moist to Average
Well-drained
Average to Dry Soils

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Fruit
Deciduous
Fall Color

Flowering Time

Spring

Habit

Vase-shape
Upright

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Specimen

 Suitable Substitutions for Cornus kousa var. chinensis

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