Cornus florida ‘Apache’

(Apache Dogwood)


$99.99


Hardiness Zones:

 5a  5b  6a  6b  7a  7b  8a  8b  9a  9b

Quick Overview:

This improved version of Cherokee Chief Dogwood has a strong central leader and is a vigorous grower. Produces large deep red flowers with bracts to 5″ across or larger, in early spring. The leaves are bronze-green to yellow-green when unfolding and a good dark green in summer. Fall color of the Apache Dogwood is a consistent crimson. It is a small low-branched tree with horizontally spreading lines, and a layered effect, usually with a flat topped crown and often wider than high at maturity. Apache has a good central leader and may have a more rounded canopy at maturity.

Description

Easily grown in average, medium moisture, well-drained soils in full sun to part shade. Prefers moist, organically rich, acidic soils in part shade. Benefits from a 2-4″ mulch which will help keep roots cool and moist in summer.

Additional information

Common Name

Apache Dogwood

Botanical Name

Cornus florida 'Apache'

Container/Amount

3 gallon

Evergreen or Deciduous

Deciduous

Hardiness Zone

5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b

Growth Rate

Average

Light Requirements

Part to full shade

Height

20 ft.

Width

15-25'

Soil Condition

Well-drained

Water Needs

Average

Blooming Period

March/April

Flower Color

red

Fragrance

No

Foliage Color

green

Deer Resistant

Yes

Berry Color

red

Fall Color

Red to Purple

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