Cornus mas

Cornelian Cherry Dogwood, Cornelian Cherry

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 mas, Cornelian Cherry Dogwood, Cornelian Cherry
This small tree or shrub has bright yellow flowers in March and April. They develop into bright red, edible fruits that attract birds. No serious pests. Transplant as ball and burlap. Tolerates alkaline soils.

Attributes - Cornus mas

Plant Type: Shrub, Tree

Bloom Season: Mid Winter through Mid Spring

Flower Color: Yellow

Foliage: Deciduous

Height: 20 ft. to 25 ft.

Width: 20 ft.

Sunlight: Full Sun, Partial Sun

Climate: Zones 5, 6, 7, 8

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

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