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Cornus mas 'Aurea'

 Suitable Substitutions for Cornus mas 'Aurea'

Cornus mas 'Golden Glory'

Cornus mas 'Golden Glory'

Golden Glory Cornelian-cherry Dogwood

Cornus mas

Cornus mas

Cornelian-cherry Dogwood

 
Cornus mas 'Aurea' - Golden Leaf Cornelian-cherry

Cornus mas 'Aurea' - Golden Leaf Cornelian-cherry

More About Cornus mas 'Aurea'

  • Small, yellow flowers bloom before forsythia
  • Oval, glossy, red fruit, held in clusters, attractive to birds
  • Golden in the spring, fading to a lime-green colour
  • Drooping foliage turns dull purple in the fall
  • Bark on mature wood exfoliates for winter interest
  • Bloom Time: Spring

Zone:

4

Height:

7-8 m

Spread:

5-6 m

Colour:

Yellow
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Golden Leaf Cornelian-cherry Growing and Maintenance Tips

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


Cornus mas 'Aurea' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
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

Early Spring

Habit

Oval
Vase-shape

Foliage Color

Golden

Landscape uses

Specimen
Hedge