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6th January 2021. In line with the current government lockdown rules, Burncoose Nurseries is closed to visitors. However at present we are able to offer click and collect to local customers. This will be weekdays only, not weekends. Mail order is continuing as normal. However please allow extra time for the couriers to deliver, once despatched from us. Sorry to say that some depots are experiencing high volumes of traffic, also staff shortages.

CORNUS sanguinea

Commonly known as Common dogwood, Dogberry

COLOURED STEMMED DOGWOODS

Greenish with red flushed stems and purple autumn colour
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£12.50 each
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Any 3+ £10.00 each

  • Deciduous - leaves to 10cm (4in) long
  • Cream
  • Height - 3m (10ft)
  • Spread - 2.5m (8ft)
  • Medium shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height - reddish-green, sometimes entirely green, winter shoots. Trim in spring for best colour. Produces flowers in dense cymes to 5cm (2in) across followed by pea-sized, dull, blue-black fruit.
  • Very hardy - Hardy in the severest continental climates including exposed upland locations in the UK. Plant can withstand temperatures < -20 (-4°F)
  • Full sun - for best winter colour.
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - the native dogwood. Wildlife plant. The rather pungent scent attracts insects. Leaves are food for caterpillars of green hairstreak and holly blue butterfly. Very effective planted en-masse by water.
  • Pests & Diseases - anthracnose.
  • Place of origin - Europe.
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Leaf margin - Entire - see photos above
  • Leaf shape - Ovate - see photos above
  • Pruning group - Pruning group 4
    Suitable for: Deciduous trees and shrubs that flower on current year's growth or are grown for winter stem effect.
    Pruning: Hard prune to a low permanent framework.
    When: Annually in early Spring.

    RHS group 5, 6 & 7
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
  • Winter
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil -
  • Tolerates all
  • Wet or boggy soil
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly -
  • Butterfly friendly
  • Rabbit Resistant
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3m (10ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  2.5m (8ft)
 

Buy Varieties of CORNUS sanguinea

CORNUS sanguinea 'Midwinter Fire'

CORNUS sanguinea 'Midwinter Fire'  >


Commonly known as: Common dogwood, Dogberry.
Branches orange-yellow and red in winter, an attractive new cultivar
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individually £14.00 each, 3+ £12.00 each
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