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botanical name:
Cornus kousa
Cornus kousa © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Dogwood
family:  Cornaceae
characteristics: tree
height: 7.00m
width: 5.00m
growth rate: slow
growth habit: broad headed
leaf colour: green
flower colour: white
fruit colour: red
stem/bark: brown
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil, clay soil
preferred soil pH: neutral
minimum temp: -20°C
USDA zone: 6 to 9
Large shrub or small tree with flaking bark and ovate, wavy-margined, deep green leaves, usually turning deep reddish purple in autumn. The small green flowers are surrounded by 4 attractive large white bracts. Red, strawberry-like fruits are produced in autumn.

Best in moist, well drained neutral to acid soil in light part shade or sun. Quite tolerant once well established.

If required prune while dormant in winter.

other notes:
From Korea and Japan.
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