AWARD

CORNUS 'Norman Hadden'

Commonly known as Chinese, Japanese dogwood

FLOWERING DOGWOODS

A small spreading tree which is a hybrid between C.capitata and C.kousa. Four taper-pointed creamy-white bracts in June
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CORNUS 'Norman Hadden'

 
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  • Semi-evergreen Keeps some of its foliage all year, and will drop some leaves as well.
    Elliptic-ovate, mid green leaves to 8cm (3in) long some turning red or pink in autumn.
  • Cream
    Creamy white
  • Height
    8m (26ft)
  • Spread
    8m (26ft)
  • Tree
    Spreading tree with arching branches. Produces many green flowers in heads 1cm (½in) across surrounded by creamy bracts to 4cm (1½in) across turning dark pink. These are followed by large, pendent strawberry-like red 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
  • Additional Features
    Pests & Diseases - none.
  • Place of origin
    raised at Porlock, Somerset, UK by plantsman Norman Hadden
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf margin
    Entire see photos above
  • Leaf shape
    Elliptic see photos above
  • Ovate
  • 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
    Rounded to broadly spreading
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8m (26ft)
tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  8m (26ft)
 

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