Giant Dogwood Tree

Giant Dogwood Tree

Giant Dogwood Tree Facts

Specific Name:   Cornus controversa
Hardiness Zones:   5 to 8
Growth_Rate:   Moderate to rapid
Site Requirements:   Sun; moist well drained soil
Texture:   Medium
Form:   Picturesque; horizontal branches; wide spreading
Height:   35 to 45'
Weight:   20 to 30
Leaf:   3 to 6" alternate, simple leaves; may develop purple fall color
Flower/Fruit:   3 to 7" flat topped cyme of creamy white flowers in May-June; .25" reddish to purple to blue black fruit
Comments:    Possible street tree
Habit:   Deciduous
Cultivars:   Variegata