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Dogwood

Cornus 'Eddie's White Wonder'

Full Sun
Light watering
Frost Hardy

8a

USDA zone

-12°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

8m

Max

4m

4m

Min

2.5m

50 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Dogwood Overview

It is a deciduous large shrub or small tree with an upright habit. The small globular flowerheads are produced in the spring and they are each surrounded by 4 pure white bracts up to 8cm long. The leaves will often colour well into the autumn.

How to propagate Dogwood

Layering

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

Seed

Cuttings

By hardwood cuttings in winter.

Other uses of Dogwood

Grown for their flowers, foliage or brightly coloured winter stems and can be used for flower arranging.