- Common Name(s):
- Cornelian cherry dogwood
- Aurea, Spring Glow, Variegata
Flaking bark; easy to transplant; no serious insect or disease problems; tough, adaptable, large shrub to small tree; fruit attracts birds; spreads by suckers
- 20-25 ft.
- Yellow flower clusters in early spring; small red fruit in mid summer
- Sun to partial shade; range of soil types, including heavy clay
- Multi-stemmed; oval-rounded; dense network of fine stems; usually branched to the ground
- 15-20 ft.
- Growth Rate:
- 2-4 in. opposite, simple, dark green leaves; last into late fall; non-showy to purple red fall color
NCCES plant id: 1966