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Dogwood

Cornus alba

Also known as

Red-barked dogwood, Tartarian dogwood

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Full Sun
Easy care
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

6a

USDA zone

-23°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

4m

Max

4m

2.5m

Min

2.5m

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has no fragrance

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Dogwood Overview

This upright, deciduous shrub has large, ovate green leaves that turn shades of yellow, orange and red in the autumn. Bare winter stems are coloured orange-yellow and red. Vigorous grower, cultivars are more suitable for garden planting.

How to propagate Dogwood

Layering

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

Seed

Special features of Dogwood

Autumn colour

Other uses of Dogwood

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

Summer Flowering Shrubs

Shrubs that give you structure and summer flowers.

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