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Pink Japanese Dogwood

Cornus kousa 'Satomi'

Pronunciation: KOR-nus KOO-sa
SKU #02779
5-8

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OVERVIEW
Description Attractive horizontal tiers of branches help make this small deciduous tree popular. Splendid pink to red bracts followed in fall by hanging red fruit. Autumn leaves have red-scarlet tints.
Light Full sun
Watering Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.
Blooms Summer
Mature Size Moderate grower to 20 ft. high, 15 ft. wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Deciduous
Special Features Fall Color, Showy Fruit, Benefits Birds
Growth Rate Moderate
Flower Attributes Showy Flowers
STYLE
Design Ideas The spring pink-red bracts and fall red fruit make this a showy part of any garden. Plant in a sunny corner with low companions in front, or place in a center bed where it can be enjoyed from all sides. A good selection for a small garden, but it needs room to spread.
Flower Color Pink
Foliage Color Green
Companion Plants Oakleaf Hydrangea (Hydrangea); Azalea (Azalea); Fothergilla (Fothergilla); Oregon Grape Holly (Mahonia); Holly (Ilex)
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.
HISTORY
Lore The "flowers" of dogwoods are actually bracts or modified leaves to draw pollinators to the insignificant flowers.

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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.