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CORNUS kousa

Commonly known as Japanese dogwood

Small £20.00 each

plant size comparison icon 2 to 3 Litre
Large £40.00 

plant size comparison icon 5 to 7.5 Litre
  • Deciduous - wavy-margined, dark-green leaves to 8cm (3in) long turn deep crimson-purple in autumn.
  • White - flushed pink
  • Height - 7m (23ft)
  • Spread - 5m (16ft)
  • Tree - flaking bark. Green flower heads to 1cm (½in) across surrounded by 4 bracts 2.5-5cm (1-2in) long followed by fleshy, 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 - Good to know - strawberry-like fruit is edible, though skin is tough and unpalatable. Bracts are more tapered than C. florida.
  • Pests & Diseases - none. Resistant to anthracnose.
  • Place of origin - Korea, Japan.
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn
  • Summer
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil - humus-rich.
  • Neutral to acid soil
  • Tree Shape - Broadly conical
7m (23ft)
tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  5m (16ft)

Buy Varieties of CORNUS kousa

CORNUS kousa 'Blue Shadow'

CORNUS kousa 'Blue Shadow'  >

Commonly known as: Dogwood.
Blue-green leaves turning red-purple in autumn. Creamy-white bracts in June
Large £50.00 each

CORNUS kousa 'Gold Star'

CORNUS kousa 'Gold Star'  >

Commonly known as: Chinese dogwood.
Leaves have a central blotch of golden-yellow. As the season progresses the centre turns red and the margin turns purple
Large £60.00 each

CORNUS kousa 'Samaritan'

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Commonly known as: Japanese dogwood.
Variegated with creamy-white and green foliage
Large £55.00 each

CORNUS kousa 'Satomi'  AWARD

CORNUS kousa 'Satomi'  >

Commonly known as: Japanese dogwood.
Deep pink bracts. Leaves turn deep purplish-red in autumn
Large £55.00 each

CORNUS kousa 'Wolf Eyes'  AWARD

CORNUS kousa 'Wolf Eyes'  >

Commonly known as: Japanese dogwood.
Stunning trailing white leaves which are tinged pink when young and unevenly mottled with white and a hint of yellow along the leaf edges
Large £55.00 each

CORNUS kousa var chinensis

CORNUS kousa var chinensis  >

Commonly known as: Chinese dogwood.
White flushed pink
Small £20.00 each
Large £35.00 each

CORNUS kousa var chinensis 'China Girl'  AWARD

CORNUS kousa var chinensis 'China Girl' >

Commonly known as: Chinese dogwood.
Very large creamy-white bracts in late spring. Red and purple autumn colour and exfoliating bark
Large £47.50 each

CORNUS kousa var chinensis 'Milky Way'

CORNUS kousa var chinensis 'Milky Way' >

Commonly known as: Chinese dogwood.
Prolific flowerer with white flowers and grey-green leaves turning red in autumn
Large £55.00 each

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