CORNUS kousa var chinensis 'Milky Way'

Commonly known as Chinese dogwood


CORNUS kousa var chinensis 'Milky Way'

 
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  • Deciduous
    Smooth-margined leaves to 8cm (3in) long turning red in autumn.
  • White
  • Height
    7m (22ft)
  • Spread
    5m (16ft)
  • Tall Shrub
    Or small tree with broad, open habit. Produces flower heads to 1cm (½in) across surrounded by 4 tapered bracts to 5cm (2in) long followed by strawberry-like fruits.
  • 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 - 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
  • Tree Shape
    Broadly conical
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7m (22ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  5m (16ft)
 

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