Cornus alternifolia


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Common Name: Alternate-leaved Dogwood

Details/Comments: Horizontal tiered branching pattern with beautiful berries that the birds love. Burgundy fall colour.

Plant Type: Tree


Light Requirements: All

Soil Moisture: mesic, wet

Soil Type: All

Height: 10 - 25 ft

Bloom Time: late spring

Seed Ripens: summer

Flower Colour: creamy- white clusters

Germination Requirements: Seed needs a period of warm, moist stratification followed by cold stratification and will germinate after being shifted back to warm, for example 70°-40°-70°F. Seed will not germinate in presence of chemical inhibitors.

Picture Copyright: John Oyston