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botanical name:
Cornus kousa 'Satomi'
Cornus kousa 'Satomi' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Dogwood
synonyms:  Cornus kousa 'Miss Satomi', Cornus kousa 'Rosabella'
family:  Cornaceae
characteristics: tree
height: 5.00m
width: 4.00m
growth rate: slow
growth habit: broad headed
leaf colour: green
flower colour: pink
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 8
description:
Large shrub or small tree of spreading habit with horizontally-held branches. Ovate, wavy-margined, deep green leaves, often turning deep red in autumn. The small greenish flowers are surrounded by 4 attractive large rich pink bracts. Very free flowering. May produce red, strawberry-like fruits in autumn. A bit smaller than the species and most cultivars.

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

other notes:
Named after the grand daughter of a Japanese nurseryman

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