Plants by mail order since 1984, over 4100 plants online today!


My Burncoose




CORNUS kousa var chinensis

Commonly known as Chinese dogwood

Gift Wrapping available on this plant - UK Delivery Only
Small £20.00 each

Gift Wrapping available on this plant - UK Delivery Only
Large £35.00 each

  • Deciduous - smooth-margined leaves to 8cm (3in) long.
  • White - white flushed pink
  • Height - 7m (23ft)
  • Spread - 5m (16ft)
  • Tall Shrub
  • Tree - flaking bark Large, tapered bracts to 5cm (2in) long which open creamy-white, turn white and then to red-pink.
  • 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 - introduced into UK by plant hunter Ernest (Chinese) Wilson in 1907.
  • Pests & Diseases - none
  • 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 var chinensis

CORNUS kousa var chinensis 'China Girl'  AWARD

'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
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

CORNUS kousa var chinensis 'Milky Way'

'Milky Way' >

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

Useful extras...

Share this page

Twitter Facebook Digg
Visit the Caerhays Castle website
Order the 2020 Burncoose Catalogue
Payment methods accepted
watch us on you tube
Visit Burncoose House - Holiday Accommodation
Burncoose Nurseries: Gwennap, Redruth, Cornwall TR16 6BJ
Telephone: +44 (0) 1209 860316 Fax: +44 (0) 1209 860011 Email:
© Burncoose Nurseries 1997 - 2020      Website by Forgecom
All plant pictures are copyright © Burncoose Nurseries unless otherwise stated.
No rights are given to download any of our pictures and use them (for personal or professional use) without our consent.