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Tatarian Dogwood

Cornus alba 'Sibirica'

Also known as

Red Stemmed Dogwood, Siberian Dogwood

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Full Sun
Moderate care
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

3 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has no fragrance

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Tatarian Dogwood Overview

Cornus alba 'Sibirica' is a suckering, deciduous shrub species that forms thickets of slim, vibrant red stems, these develop stronger colouration in the winter. It grows to medium size, producing oval, green leaves which display attractive red autumn colouration. Flowers are small, starry in shape and cream in colour, leading onto blue-white berry fruits.

Common problems with Tatarian Dogwood

Can suffer from Cornus anthracnose diseases.

How to propagate Tatarian Dogwood

Cuttings

Hardwood cuttings.

Layering

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

Seed

Special features of Tatarian Dogwood

Autumn colour

Attractive flowers

Winter colour

Hedge plant

Other uses of Tatarian Dogwood

Ornamental, fruit, hedging, border