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Heart Throb® Chinese Dogwood

Cornus kousa 'Schmred'

Pronunciation: KOR-nus KOO-sa
SKU #40200
5-8

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OVERVIEW
Description Attractive horizontal tiers of branches help make this small deciduous tree popular. Showy clusters of deep rosy pink flowers followed in fall by large, red, raspberry like fruits that will attract birds. Blue-green foliage turns an outstanding dark red in the fall. Attractive mottled, exfoliating bark on mature trees. Deciduous.
Light Full sun
Watering Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.
Blooms Spring
Mature Size Upright growth, 15 to 30 ft. tall, 8 to 10 ft. wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Deciduous
Special Features Attractive Bark, Dramatic Foliage Color, Fall Color, Showy Fruit, Benefits Birds
Growth Rate Moderate
Flower Attributes Showy Flowers
CARE
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.

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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.