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Samaritan® Chinese Dogwood

Cornus kousa ssp. 'Samzam'

Pronunciation: KOR-nus KOO-sa
SKU #04967
4-8

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Description This most vigorous, disease-resistant tree makes a perfect focal point or street tree with multiple seasons of beauty! Large white flowers with pointed petals produce bright strawberry-like fruits. The creamy white and green variegated leaves turn brilliant shades of pink before dropping in the fall. Deciduous.
Light Full sun, Partial sun
Watering Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.
Blooms Spring to Summer
Mature Size Reaches 25 ft. tall and 20 ft. wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Deciduous
Special Features Attracts Butterflies, Dramatic Foliage Color, Fall Color, Improved Pest and Disease Resistance, Ornamental Berries, Benefits Birds
Growth Rate Moderate
Flower Attributes Showy Flowers
STYLE
Flower Color White
Foliage Color Variegated
Companion Plants Weigela (Weigela); Viburnum (Viburnum); Spirea (Spiraea); Boxwood (Buxus); Rose (Rosa)
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.