Form and Growth Characteristics: Plant Type - TreeGrowth Rate - Symmetrical canopy with a regular (or smooth) outline, and individuals have more or less identical crown forms. Moderate to fast growth rate.Mature Height - 30-40’Mature Width - 30-40’Longevity -
Ornamental Characteristics: Flower - White flowers are produced in 2-3” diameter, corymbose cymes in June.Fruit - The 0.25” diameter, globose, black fruit matures in August-September.Leaf - Opposite, simple, oval, 2-4.5” long, 1.25-2” wide, tapered at both ends, slender pointed, dark green above with fine hairs, more abundant on lower surface, 3-5 vein pairs; petiole-to 1” long.Fall Color - Bark - Bark resembles alligator hideOther Features - Possible Use - Near a deck or patio; shade tree; residential street tree.Season Of Interest -
Culture and Care: Care Requirements - Full sun to part shade, adaptable to soil, zone 5-7Native Habitat - Native to central China. Introduced 1907.Diseases and Insects - Possibly leaf spot, twig blight, or canker.Strength - Drought resistantWeakness -Plants of this taxon:
Find Related Plants:- Other plants with the common name Dogwood.- Other plants of the family Cornaceae.- Other plants of the genus Cornus.- Other plants of the species Cornus walteri.