Japanese Cornel Dogwood Tree

Japanese Cornel Dogwood Tree

Japanese Cornel Dogwood Tree Facts

Specific Name:   Cornus officinalis
Hardiness Zones:   5 to 8
Growth_Rate:   Moderate
Site Requirements:   Sun to partial shade; range of soil types
Texture:   Medium
Form:   Picturesque; multistemmed ; low branches; oval to round habit
Height:   15 to 25'
Weight:   10 to 15
Leaf:   4" opposite, simple leaves; purple fall color
Flower/Fruit:   Cluster of short stalked yellow flowers with drooping bracts on naked stems in early spring; .5" shiny red fruit in clusters in fall
Comments:    Easy to transplant when young; exfoliating brown, gray, and orange bark; difficulty to find in nursery trade
Habit:   Deciduous
Cultivars:   Kintoki