Heart Throb® Chinese Dogwood
Cornus kousa 'Schmred'
Pronunciation: KOR-nus KOO-sa
|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.|
|Watering||Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.|
|Mature Size||Upright growth, 15 to 30 ft. tall, 8 to 10 ft. wide.|
|Special Features||Attractive Bark, Dramatic Foliage Color, Fall Color, Showy Fruit, Benefits Birds|
|Flower Attributes||Showy Flowers|
|Companion Plants||Oakleaf Hydrangea (Hydrangea); Azalea (Azalea); Fothergilla (Fothergilla); Oregon Grape Holly (Mahonia); Holly (Ilex)|
|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.