20 years to reach maturity
This plant has no fragrance
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Headed-Flowered Dogwood Overview
This spreading bushy evergreen tree/shrub has grey-green leaves which grow up to 12 cm long. In summer green flower clusters 1.5 cm across are produced which are surrounded by cream-white bracts 4-5 cm long. Flowers are followed by pendent strawberry-like fruits. In autumn the leaves turn a vibrant red/purple colour,
Common problems with Headed-Flowered Dogwood
Generally pest free but can suffer from anthracnose diseases.
How to harvest Headed-Flowered Dogwood
Generally not harvested.
How to propagate Headed-Flowered Dogwood
Take semi hardwood cuttings.
From seed or rooted layers struck in a moist sand-peat mixture.
Special features of Headed-Flowered Dogwood
Other uses of Headed-Flowered Dogwood
This low maintenance tree can be grown in containers to add architectural interest to city or roof top gardens as well as informal beds/borders of cottage gardens.