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CORNUS controversa 'Variegata'

Commonly known as Giant dogwood, Wedding cake tree



FLOWERING DOGWOODS

Striking and very scarce slow growing variegated form with horizontal branching
Further Reading....

  • Deciduous - elliptic leaves to 15cm (6in) long turn yellow in autumn.
  • Cream
  • Height - 8m (26ft)
  • Spread - to 8m (26ft)
  • Tree - rounded tree with tiered branches. White flowers in flat heads to 18cm (7in) across followed by blue-black berries.
  • 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, Japan.
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy
  • Leaf colour (if not green) - Silver variegated
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil - humus-rich
  • Neutral to acid soil
  • Tree Shape - Rounded to broadly spreading
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tree - guide for size not form Average Person
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