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Corneliancherry Dogwood
Cornus mas
Corneliancherry Dogwood in flower (shrub form)
Size:
Size: small
Small

Medium

Large
Exposure/ Light Requirements:
Full Shade not required.
Full Shade
Full Sun required.
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade required.
Partial Sun/Shade
Hardiness Zone: 5 - 7 
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Mature Height: 20-25 Feet
Features: Clusters of tiny yellow flowers in early spring; oval, cherry-red fruit in summer; mottled bark.
Culture: Full sun to partial shade; moist, well-drained soil; tolerates alkaline soil.
Cultivars:
  • 'Golden Glory' - has an upright form and flowers well.
  • 'Redstone' - heavy fruit production, good for wildlife.
Mature Form: Small tree with a rounded form or a large, multi-stemmed shrub.
Native To: Europe and Asia
Soil Conditions:
Dry
Soil condition: Moist, Well-DrainedMoist, Well-Drained
Wet
Tolerance:
Tolerance: Alkaline SoilAlkaline Soil
Dry Sites
Salt
Soil Compaction
Wet Sites
Wind
Uses:
Use for: Massing.Massing
Use for: Patio.Patio
Use for: Screen.Screen
Shade
Use for: Specimen.Specimen
Street
Wind Break
Foliage Color: Green
 
Fall Foliage Color: Green
 
Additional Notes: This species can be used as either a large shrub or a small tree.

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