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CORNUS mas 'Variegata'

Commonly known as Cornel, Cornelian cherry

FLOWERING DOGWOODS

A very rare variegated form with leaves that appear more white than green
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Large £40.00 each

 

  • Deciduous - ovate leaves to 10cm (4in) long turn purple and white in autumn.
  • Yellow
  • Height - 2.5m (8ft)
  • Spread - 2m (6½ft)
  • Medium shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height - compact with abundant fruit. Yellow flowers in small umbels to 2cm (¾in) across in late winter.
  • Hardy - very cold winter - Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe. Plant can possibly withstand temperatures down to -20°C (-4°F)
  • Full sun - shelter from cold winds
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - wildlife plant - insects
  • Pests & Diseases - none.
  • Place of origin - Europe and western Asia.
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Leaf Colour (if not green) - Silver -
  • Silver variegated
  • 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 -
  • Spring
  • Winter
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil - - humus rich
  • Neutral to acid soil
  • Tree Shape - Rounded to broadly spreading -
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly -
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2.5m (8ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  2m (6½ft)
 

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