Cornus kousa chinensis
Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
We no longer grow this plant
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|Botanical Pronunciation||KOR-nus KOO-sa chi-NEN-sis|
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate grower to 20 ft. high, 15 ft. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Early summer|
|Design Ideas||Large white bracts in June are an outstanding feature of this small tree, creating a big impact for any size garden. Give it room to spread, but place it as a specimen or in the border where you can readily enjoy its flowers, fruit and autumn leaf color.|
|Flower Attribute||Showy Flowers|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Soil Needs||Tree & Shrub Food|
|Special Feature||Fall Color, Naturalizes Well, Showy Fruit, Year-round Interest, Bird Friendly|
|Watering Needs||Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.|
Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Watering can be reduced after establishment. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-8