Cornelian Cherry Dogwood

Cornus mas 'Golden Glory'

Valued for early spring bloom, this dogwood can be grown as a low-branching, multi-stemmed shrub or small garden tree. Showy, small yellow flowers appear before green foliage emerges in spring. Makes an ideal hedge, screen or trained as a specimen in shrub borders. Deciduous.
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Full sun, Partial sun

Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.


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Average Size at MaturityReaches 15 to 20 feet tall and wide.
Bloom TimeLate Winter to Early Spring
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorYellow
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleContemporary, Rustic
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Hedge, Specimen, Woodland Garden
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Special FeatureNaturalizes Well, Fast Growing
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsNeeds regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Companion PlantsViburnum (Viburnum); Weigela (Weigela); Spirea (Spiraea); Rose (Rosa); Boxwood (Buxus); Ninebark (Physocarpus)

Easily grown in average, well-drained soils. Water regularly during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Fertilize in early spring with a controlled release fertilizer. Promptly remove root suckers to control spread.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-8

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