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CORNUS kousa var chinensis 'China Girl'

Commonly known as Chinese dogwood



Estimated availability autumn 2021 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
Large £55.00 each

Delivery Information Estimated availability autumn 2021

 

  • Deciduous - ovate, wavy-margined leaves to 8cm (3in) long.
  • Cream - creamy white flushed pink
  • Height - 2.5m (8ft)
  • Spread - 2m (6½ft)
  • Medium shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height - free-flowering, even when young. Produces flower heads to 1cm (½in) across surrounded by 4 bracts 2.5-5cm (1-2in) long, which fall early, followed by strawberry-like 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 - Pests & Diseases - - none.
  • Place of origin - Korea, Japan.
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • 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 -
  • Summer
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil - - humus rich.
  • Neutral to acid soil
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2.5m (8ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  2m (6½ft)
 

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