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CORNUS hongkongensis

Commonly known as Hong Kong dogwood

FLOWERING DOGWOODS

Creamy white bracts

 

  • Evergreen - elliptic to oblong, leathery, glossy leaves to 13cm (5in) long have pointed tips and are bronze-red when young
  • Cream - 4 showy bracts to 4cm (1½in) long
  • Height - 15m (49ft)
  • Spread - 15m (49ft)
  • Tall Shrub - very variable shrub or small tree. The bracts surround spherical cymes of many small greenish flowers and are follwed by red or reddish yellow strawberry-like fruit
  • Tree
  • Hardy - average winter - Hardy through most of the UK apart from inland valleys, at altitude and central/northerly locations. May suffer foliage damage and stem dieback in harsh winters in cold gardens. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -10°C (14°F)
  • Additional Features - Pests & Diseases - anthracnose
  • Place of origin - China, Laos, Vietnam
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil - humus-rich
  • Neutral to acid soil
  • Tree Shape - Rounded to broadly spreading
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  15m (49ft)
 

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