Cornus kousa chinensis
|Description||Attractive horizontal tiers of branches help make this small deciduous tree popular. Splendid white bracts followed in fall by hanging red fruit. Autumn leaves have red-scarlet tints. Special accent.|
|Watering||Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.|
|Mature Size||Moderate grower to 20 ft. high, 15 ft. wide.|
|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.|
|Care||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
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