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CORNUS kousa var chinensis 'China Girl'

Commonly known as Chinese dogwood

  • Deciduous
    Ovate, wavy-margined leaves to 8cm (3in) long.
  • Cream
    Creamy white flushed pink
  • Height
    2.5m (8ft)
  • Spread
    2m (6½ft)
  • Medium shrub
    Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
    Free-flowering, even when young. Produces flower heads to 1cm (½in) across surrounded by 4 bracts 2.5-5cm (1-2in) long, which fall early, followed by strawberry-like 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

CORNUS kousa var chinensis 'China Girl'

 
Estimated availability autumn 2022 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
Large £65.00 each 
Delivery Information Estimated availability autumn 2022

 

  • Additional Features
    Pests & Diseases
    None.
    Place of origin
    Korea, Japan.
  • 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
    Autumn
    Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile well drained soil
    Humus rich.
    Neutral to acid soil
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2.5m (8ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  2m (6½ft)
 

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