CORNUS florida 'Cloud Nine'

Commonly known as American boxwood, Flowering dogwood


Large snowy-white bracts. Free-flowering even when young
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CORNUS florida 'Cloud Nine'

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Large £70.00 each 
  • Deciduous
    Broadly oval to ovate, sometimes slightly twisted, leaves to 15cm (6in) long.
  • White
  • Height
    6m (20ft)
  • Spread
    8m (26ft)
  • Tall Shrub
    Or small tree. Produces flower heads to 1.5cm (½in) across surrounded by overlapping bracts 6cm (2½in) long. Inedible red berries in loose clusters are produced in autumnin autumn.
  • 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
    eastern North America
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf margin
    Entire see photos above
  • Leaf shape
    Ovate see photos above
  • Pruning group
    Pruning group 1
    Suitable for: Deciduous and evergreen trees, and some deciduous shrubs.
    Pruning: Minimal pruning required. Prune wayward or crossing branches to maintain a healthy framework.
    When: When dormant in the late winter/early spring. Some in the summer/autumn to prevent bleeding of sap.

    RHS group 1
  • Seasonal Interest
  • Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile well drained soil - humus-rich
  • Neutral to acid soil
  • Tree Shape
    Broadly conical
6m (20ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  8m (26ft)

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