Cornus walteri

Walter Dogwood

Form and Growth Characteristics:
Plant Type - Tree
Growth 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 hide
Other 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 5-7
Native Habitat - Native to central China. Introduced 1907.
Diseases and Insects - Possibly leaf spot, twig blight, or canker.
Strength - Drought resistant
Weakness -

Plants of this taxon:
-not currently in our collection-

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.