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Samaritan® Chinese Dogwood

Cornus kousa ssp. 'Samzam'

SKU
04967
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.
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Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.

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Botanical PronunciationKOR-nus KOO-sa
Average Size at MaturityReaches 25 ft. tall and 20 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeSpring to Summer
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorVariegated
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Contemporary, Cottage
Growth RateModerate
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Dramatic Foliage Color, Fall Color, Improved Pest and Disease Resistance, Ornamental Berries, Benefits Birds
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater when top 2 inches of soil is dry.
Companion PlantsWeigela (Weigela); Viburnum (Viburnum); Spirea (Spiraea); Boxwood (Buxus); Rose (Rosa)

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: 4-8

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