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CORNUS mas

Commonly known as Cornel, Cornelian cherry

FLOWERING DOGWOODS

Small yellow flowers on naked twigs in February
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  • Deciduous - dark-green leaves to 10cm (4in) long turning red-purple in autumn.
  • Yellow
  • Height - 5m (16ft)
  • Spread - 5m (16ft)
  • Tall Shrub - vigorous, spreading shrub or small tree. Fleshy, oblong, red fruit is produced in summer.
  • Hardy - very cold winter - Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe. Plant can possibly withstand temperatures down to -20°C (-4°F)
  • Full sun - shelter from cold winds.
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - planted in Britain since the 16th century or before, probably for the edible fruits which were made into preserves. Wildlife plant - nectar and pollen for insects
  • Pests & Diseases - none.
  • Place of origin - Europe and western Asia.
  • 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 -
  • Winter
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil - - humus rich.
  • Neutral to acid soil
  • Tree Shape - Rounded to broadly spreading -
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly -
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Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  5m (16ft)
 

Buy Varieties of CORNUS mas

CORNUS mas 'Aurea'  AWARD

CORNUS mas 'Aurea'  >


Commonly known as: Cornel, Cornelian cherry.
Leaves suffused a delicate yellow especially in spring, fading later
 
Large £40.00 each 
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Estimated availability autumn 2021 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.

CORNUS mas 'Variegata'  AWARD

CORNUS mas 'Variegata'  >


Commonly known as: Cornel, Cornelian cherry.
A very rare variegated form with leaves that appear more white than green
 
Large £40.00 each 
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Estimated availability autumn 2021 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.

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