Pagoda Dogwood

Cornus alternifolia

SKU #02787
4-8

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OVERVIEW
Description Strong horizontal branching that resembles the spreading roof line of a pagoda creates an attractive winter silhouette while bare, and a soft, beautifully tiered effect when covered with dark green summer foliage. Fall foliage is generally reddish purple. Masses of tiny, white, fragrant flowers appear in early summer. An elegant specimen for small spaces.
Light Filtered sun, Partial shade, Partial sun
Watering Keep soil moist.
Blooms Early summer
Mature Size Moderate growing to 20 ft. tall and wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Deciduous
Special Features Attracts Butterflies, Fall Color, North American Native Selection, Ornamental Berries, Benefits Birds
Growth Rate Moderate
Flower Attributes Fragrant, Showy Flowers
CARE
Care Prefers well-drained, acidic soil with consistent moisture in a partially shaded site. Provide shelter from harsh winds. Water deeply at regular intervals during the first few growing seasons to establish an extensive root system. Apply fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. Mulch to keep roots cool, keeping mulch away from crown.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-8

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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.