A picture of a Dogwood

Dogwood

Cornus alba 'Aurea'

Also known as

Golden Tartarean Dogwood

Full Sun
Light watering
Frost Hardy

6a

USDA zone

-23°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

2.5m

Max

2.5m

1.5m

Min

1.5m

10 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Dogwood Overview

This vigorous, upright, then spreading shrub produces young shoots which turn bright red in winter. Leaves are oval, pale yellow-green, turning red or orange in autumn. Flat, star-shaped flowerheads of cream-white flowers appear in late spring and early autumn, followed by round, white, occasionally blue tinted fruits.

How to propagate Dogwood

Layering

Propagate from seed or rooted layers struck in a moist sand-peat mixture.

Seed

Other uses of Dogwood

Banks, ornamental bark, fruit, hedging, border. Summer/Winter interest.