Cornus kousa ‘National’

(National Dogwood)


$350.00


Hardiness Zones:

 4a  4b  5a  5b  6a  6b  7a  7b  8a  8b

Quick Overview:

National Chinese Dogwood features showy clusters of light green flowers with creamy white bracts held atop the branches in late spring. It features an abundance of magnificent red berries from early to mid fall. It has green foliage throughout the season. The pointy leaves turn brick red in fall. The peeling gray bark adds an interesting dimension to the landscape.

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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.  (Courtesy of Missouri Botanical Garden Plant Finder)

Additional information

Common Name

National Dogwood

Botanical Name

Cornus kousa 'National'

Evergreen or Deciduous

Deciduous

Hardiness Zone

4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b

Growth Rate

Average

Light Requirements

Part-shade, Part-sun, Sun

Height

to 25 ft.

Width

to 25 ft.

Soil Condition

Well-drained

Water Needs

Average

Blooming Period

April/May

Flower Color

white

Fragrance

No

Deer Resistant

Yes

Berry Color

red

Fall Color

Purple/red

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