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CORNUS capitata

Commonly known as Bentham's cornel, Himalayan dogwood

FLOWERING DOGWOODS

Greenish-white flowers red strawberry fruit
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Small £17.50 each

  • Evergreen - oval to lance-shaped, grey-green leaves to 12cm (5in) long. Semi evergreen in cold winters.
  • White - greenish white
  • Height - 12m (39ft)
  • Spread - 12m (39ft)
  • Tall Shrub - spreading, bushy shrub or small tree. Greenish flowers in small heads 1.5cm (½in) across surrounded by 4-6 creamy-white bracts 4-5cm (1½ - 2in) long followed by pendent fruit.
  • Hardy - cold winter - Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Full sun - shelter from cold winds
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Pests & Diseases - anthracnose.
  • Place of origin - China, Himalayas.
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil - humus rich
  • Neutral to acid soil
  • Tree Shape - Rounded to broadly spreading
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Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
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