Narrow upright tree when young, broadening with age. Develops exfoliating bark on older trees. Abundant long lasting bracts followed by strawberry-like fruits in the fall.
CORNUS kousa var. chinensis – Chinese Dogwood
A narrow upright tree when young, broadening with age. Develops exfoliating bark on older trees. Abundant long-lasting bracts followed by strawberry-like edible fruits in the fall. Very similar to the species except it has larger flower bracts, larger fruit and larger leaves. Native to China.
Sun: Full Sun/Part Shade
Soil: Well-Drained, Acidic, High Organic Matter
Size: Height 20-30ft., Spread 15-20ft.
Flower: White Showy Bracts
Bloom Time: May to June
Attributes: Edible Fruit, Showy Bracts, Resistance to Anthracnose