Cornus kousa chinensis
Pronunciation: KOR-nus KOO-sa chi-NEN-sis
|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.|
|Special Features||Fall Color, Showy Fruit, Benefits Birds|
|Flower Attributes||Showy Flowers|
|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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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.