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CORNUS kousa

Commonly known as Japanese dogwood



FLOWERING DOGWOODS

White bracts
Small £17.50 each
Delivery Information
Available from autumn 2018
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2 to 3 Litre

Specimen £40.00 each
Delivery Information
Available from autumn 2018
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5 to 7.5 Litre

  • Good to know - strawberry-like fruit is edible, though skin is tough and unpalatable. Bracts are more tapered than C. florida.
  • Pests & Diseases - none. Resistant to anthracnose.
  • Place of Origin - Korea, Japan.
  • 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)
  • Height - 7m (22ft)
  • Spread - 5m (15ft)
  • Deciduous - wavy-margined, dark-green leaves to 8cm (3in) long turn deep crimson-purple in autumn.
  • Tree - flaking bark. Green flower heads to 1cm (½in) across surrounded by 4 bracts 2.5-5cm (1-2in) long followed by fleshy, red fruit.
  • Full Sun - shelter from cold winds.
  • Partial Shade
  • fertile well drained soil - humus-rich.
  • Neutral to acid soil
  • Broadly conical
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  5m (15ft)
 

Buy Varieties of CORNUS kousa

CORNUS kousa 'Blue Shadow'

CORNUS kousa 'Blue Shadow'  >


Commonly known as: Dogwood.
Blue-green leaves turning red-purple in autumn. Creamy-white bracts in June
Large £50.00 each

CORNUS kousa 'Gold Star'

CORNUS kousa 'Gold Star'  >


Commonly known as: Chinese dogwood.
Leaves have a central blotch of golden-yellow. As the season progresses the centre turns red and the margin turns purple
Large £55.00 each

CORNUS kousa 'Samaritan'

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Commonly known as: Japanese dogwood.
Variegated with creamy-white and green foliage
Large £55.00 each

CORNUS kousa 'Satomi'  AWARD

CORNUS kousa 'Satomi'  >


Commonly known as: Japanese dogwood.
Deep pink bracts. Leaves turn deep purplish-red in autumn
Large £55.00 each
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CORNUS kousa 'Wolf Eyes'  AWARD

CORNUS kousa 'Wolf Eyes'  >


Commonly known as: Japanese dogwood.
Stunning trailing white leaves which are tinged pink when young and unevenly mottled with white and a hint of yellow along the leaf edges
Large £55.00 each

CORNUS kousa var chinensis

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Commonly known as: Chinese dogwood.
White flushed pink
Small £20.00 each
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Large £35.00 each
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CORNUS kousa var chinensis 'China Girl'  AWARD

CORNUS kousa var chinensis 'China Girl' >


Commonly known as: Chinese dogwood.
Very large creamy-white bracts in late spring. Red and purple autumn colour and exfoliating bark
Large £45.00 each

CORNUS kousa var chinensis 'Milky Way'

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Commonly known as: Chinese dogwood.
Prolific flowerer with white flowers and grey-green leaves turning red in autumn
Large £55.00 each
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CORNUS kousa var chinensis 'Xanthocarpa'

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Commonly known as: Chinese dogwood.
Pale green foliage and yellow fruits
Large £55.00 each
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