Cornus kousa

Kousa Dogwood

This large group of trees, shrubs and ground covers features plants with attractive flowers and foliage, colorful bark and dependable fall color. Dogwoods are often used as flowering accents, architectural screens or mat-like ground covers. Prune out the oldest branches every year to encourage new growth.
Cornus kousa, Kousa Dogwood
These small trees have creamy white flowers, attractive raspberry-like fruit and excellent scarlet fall color. Bark peels on mature trees. Transplant as ball and burlap in early spring. Will not tolerate drought or wet conditions. Protect from strong winds.

Attributes - Cornus kousa

Plant Type: Tree

Bloom Season: Late Spring through Early Summer

Flower Color: White

Foliage: Deciduous

Height: 20 ft. to 30 ft.

Width: 20 ft.

Sunlight: Full Sun, Partial Sun

Climate: Zones 5, 6, 7, 8

Notes: Thrives in Acid Soil, Wet Soil. Low Maintenance, Showy Flowers. Susceptible to Beetles, Black Spot, Scales.

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