AWARD

CORNUS mas 'Aurea'

Commonly known as Cornel, Cornelian cherry

FLOWERING DOGWOODS

Leaves suffused a delicate yellow especially in spring, fading later
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CORNUS mas 'Aurea'

 
Estimated availability autumn 2021 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
Large £40.00 each 
Delivery Information Estimated availability autumn 2021
  • Deciduous
    leaves to 10cm (4in) long turning red-purple in autumn.
  • Yellow
  • Height
    5m (16ft)
  • Spread
    5m (16ft)
  • Tall Shrub
    Vigorous, spreading shrub or small tree. Produces yellow flowers in small clusters to 2cm (¾in) across in late winter before the leaves. Produces oblong bright red berries in late summer.
  • 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)
    Gold
  • 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
  • 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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5m (16ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  5m (16ft)
 

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