Cornus kousa /Chinese Dogwood

Cornus kousa  / Cornus kousa
Fruit in late autumn can be a special feature of the Chinense dogwood
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Scientific Name: Cornus kousa
Common Name: Chinese Dogwood
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8 Determine Your Zone
Height: 15-20 feet
Spread: 15 - 20 feet
Bloom time: Summer
Flower color: White
Fruit present: Fall, Winter
Fruit color: Red
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Slow
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
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Comments: A spectacular tree when in bloom. This early summer flowering dogwood produces a multitude of brightly colored fruit in fall and early winter. It is somewhat resistant to the leaf disease that attack other dogwood species. Best reserved for locations with cold temperatures. Does not tolerate the hot, humid conditions of the South.