90 Cornelian Cherry Dogwood

Wide, rounded late summer green canopy of Cornelian Cherry Dogwood.Facts About Cornelian Cherry Dogwood

Cornus mas

Native to: Central and Southern Europe and Western Asia
Crown: Rounded oval
Height: 20 - 25 feet
Width: 15 - 20 feet
Growth Rate: Moderate

Characteristics: Yellowish flowers appear in March and last approximately three weeks. The fall foliage may be purplish red depending on the weather. It is a relatively pest-free tree.

Negative Features: Low branching and multi-stemmed habit requires regular pruning to develop tree form and maintain an 8'-10' high canopy suitable for street tree use.

Uses: Good for narrow setbacks or tight spaces underneath wires and in cul-de-sacs. Good for highlights, entry features and street situations where there is little room on arterial, collector and residential streets. Best used in limited quantity. This is a good choice when a shorter tree is necessary in order not to obscure a view.

Comments: Cornelian Cherry is a good, small tree that needs cultivation for best results.

Engraved stone sign for Cornelian Cherry Dogwood, Cornus mas.
Green, smooth edged foliage with dark red fruit of Cornelian Cherry Dogwood.
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