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CORNUS sanguinea 'Midwinter Fire'
Commonly known as Common dogwood, Dogberry
COLOURED STEMMED DOGWOODS
Branches orange-yellow and red in winter, an attractive new cultivar
Good to know - prune about a third of the stems back to 2-3 buds above the base in spring. This leaves a framework of stems, allowing new growth to colour for winter. Wildlife plant - bees and other insects.
Pests & Diseases - anthracnose.
Place of Origin - Europe (garden origin, Germany. Named in 1990)
Hardy - very cold winter - Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe. Plant can possibly withstand temperatures down to -20°C (-4°F)
Height - 1.5m (5ft)
Spread - 80cm (32in)
Dwarf Shrub - Typically only grows to a maximum of one or two feet in height but there will be some exceptions. - produces white flowers in flat cymes followed by pea-sized blue-black fruit. Orange-yellow and red stems in winter.
Full Sun - for best winter colour.
Fertile moist well-drained soil
Wet or boggy soil
Cornus - Growing Guide
Fertilisers & Feeds - Vitax
Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser
A useful fertiliser suitable for use on a wide variety of plants. Q4 provides all the nutrients and trace elements essential for vigorous growth, abundant flowering and ripening of fruit.
3 options from £6.00
Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Rootgrow mycorrhizal fungi
Recommended by the RHS. Contains Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi. Suitable for all trees and shrubs (except rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers, cranberries and blueberries)
2 options from £6.00
Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
All-purpose Seaweed Stimulant
All-purpose organic concentrated seaweed feed that is a ready to use, derived from sustainable harvested kelp, that can be used on all outdoor and indoor plants, except acid loving plants. Perfect used in conjunction with Rootgrow™.
Slate Plant Labels
These wonderfully tactile natural slate plant labels are hand made in Cornwall and come with a chalk pen. Just stick them in your pot or border. Pack of 6.
Slate Tie-on Plant Labels
Hand made in Cornwall, these delightful natural slate labels are perfect for pots. Comes with chalk pen. Pack of 5