Wolf Eyes Japanese Dogwood
Cornus kousa 'Wolf Eyes'
Filtered sun, Partial shade, Partial sun
Water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.
|Botanical Pronunciation||KOR-nus KOO-sa|
|Average Size at Maturity||Slowly reaches 10 to 20 ft. tall and wide; largest in ideal conditions.|
|Bloom Time||Late Spring to Early Summer|
|Flower Attribute||Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Asian/Zen, Cottage, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Mass Planting, Specimen, Woodland Garden, Wildlife Garden|
|Light Needs||Filtered sun, Partial shade, Partial sun|
|Soil Needs||Tree & Shrub Food|
|Special Feature||Attractive Bark, Attracts Butterflies, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Fall Color, Improved Disease Resistance, Ornamental Berries, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Bird Friendly, Compact Form, Multi-Season Interest|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.|
|Key Feature||Sensational Small Tree|
Provide evenly moist, enriched, slightly acidic, well-drained, sandy loam soil. Apply a thick layer of mulch to keep root zone cool in summer. Shelter from harsh sun exposures. Water deeply, regularly in first few growing seasons to establish an extensive root system. Fertilize in early spring. Prune in winter to shape.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 5 - 8