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botanical name:
Cornus officinalis 'Kintoki'
Cornus officinalis 'Kintoki' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Dogwood
family:  Cornaceae
characteristics: tree
height: 5.00m
width: 5.00m
growth rate: slow
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: green
flower colour: yellow
fruit colour: red
stem/bark: brown
main season: February
edible symbol edible
medicinal symbol medicinal
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil, clay soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -20°C
USDA zone: 6 to 8
Relatively slow growing cultivar making a wide-spreading large shrub or small tree. Deep green leaves, turning red-purple in autumn. Rough, flaking, brown bark. Masses of small yellow flowers in late winter before the leaves appear. Edible, bright red fruit.

Fruits and bark are used medicinally.

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