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Cornelian Cherry - Dogwood

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Growing Zones: 4-9



Growing Zones 4-9
This plant is recommended for zones: 4-9
(green area above)

You are in Growing Zone: 6

Mature Height:

15-30 ft.

Mature Width:

15-20 ft.

Sunlight:

Full to Partial

Drought Tolerance:

Good

Botanical Name:

Cornus Mas

Does Not Ship To:

AZ

Low-Maintenance and Cold Hardy Cherry Tree

The First Flowers of Spring.....and Berries!

A first cousin to the American Dogwood - the Cornelian Cherry is amazingly versatile. Left to itself, it will form a thick dense shrub that is perfect for screening and hedges. Apply just a little trimming and you have one of the most beautiful small trees around. Either way, the Cornelian Cherry will provide a year-round show of beauty!

It will be one of the first plants to bloom in the spring; branches covered with clusters of fuzzy yellow star-like flowers. This show is followed by dark shiny green leaves and then accented by the beautiful bright red olive-like berries which ripen in the late summer.

In the fall, your Cornelian Cherry provides a jazzy mahogany red display, as the leaves begin to turn and. Just when you think the show is over - Your Cornelian Cherry comes back with an encore, as its bark begins to exfoliate and curl, revealing shades from gray to brown, in a visually pleasing display of texture and color. The Cornelian Cherry is truly the master of multi-seasonal beauty.

Draw in Wildlife, and Enjoy the Show!

If you are a lover of wildlife and nature, your Cornelian Cherry will provide you with a never-ending show, as the birds and other wildlife are drawn to the tantalizing ruby-red berries that hang in clusters from its branches. The berries are edible and full of nutrients. Although a little on the tart side - the Cornelian Cherries (or Cornels) are perfect for making preserves, syrups and other delightful treats.

Plant your Cornelian Cherry in any exposure, from full sun to full shade; It will adapt. Space the plants 15 to 20 feet apart and ideally plant two or more for proper pollination. As the tree matures, it will reach a height of 15 to 30 feet, with a spread of up to 20 feet across. In its native habitat, the Cornelian Cherry lives upwards of 150 years; how's that for HARDY!

  • Low Maintenance
  • Hardy to -30°F
  • Disease & Pest Resistant
  • Berries Attract Wildlife
  • Edible Fruit with Complex Flavor (great for preserves & syrups)
  • Early Bloomer
  • Extremely Adaptable
  • Flowing Natural Form (Broad Arch)
  • Train as Large Shrub -or- Small Tree

The Cornelian Cherry is a Unique and Delightful Addition to any Landscape.

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Looks a little tired and shriveled. Hope they both perk up!
July 25, 2016
Schenectady, NY
Purchased
5 months ago
Growing Zone:
5

Planting & Care



It's Easy to Plant & Care for Your Cornelian Cherry - Dogwood



Step 1: Dig Your Hole


Select a site with full to partial sun and moist or well drained soil for your Cornelian Cherry - Dogwood.

First, dig each hole so that it is just shallower than the root ball and at least twice the width.

Then loosen the soil in the planting hole so the roots can easily break through.

Use your shovel or try dragging the points of a pitch fork along the sides and bottom of the hole.

Planting & Care

Step 2: Place Your Plant


Next, separate the roots of your Cornelian Cherry - Dogwood gently with your fingers and position them downward in the hole.

The top of the root flare, where the roots end and the trunk begins, should be about an inch above the surrounding soil.

Then make sure the plant is exactly vertical in the hole.

To make it just right, use a level.

Step 3: Backfill Your Hole


As you backfill the hole, apply water to remove air pockets.

Remove debris like stones and grass and completely break up any dirt clumps.

Water your Cornelian Cherry - Dogwood again after the transplant is complete.


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Why did you choose this?
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Because it says it can grow anywhere.
JUNERO A on Aug 26, 2016
visiting New York, Central Park and my wife fell in love with the tree
GUILLERMO A on Aug 3, 2016
Because it says it can grow anywhere.
JUNERO A on Aug 26, 2016
Nice variety, hard to find items, informative web site, easy to use online ordering.
Peter R on Aug 6, 2016
visiting New York, Central Park and my wife fell in love with the tree
GUILLERMO A on Aug 3, 2016
A cherry tree, in the dogwood family, yup...sounds like a winner! We are experiencing some incredible heat here since we planted this, so I'm watching it closely. The yellow blossoms, as opposed to pink, also intrigued me. I am looking forward to a show next fall, so keep on growing!
Lori K on Jul 14, 2016
I need a plant to form a hedge in full shade
Lawrence J on Jul 3, 2016
a very favorable write-up about this tree appeared in our newspaper. I am a tree person.
william b on Mar 24, 2016
Nice variety, hard to find items, informative web site, easy to use online ordering.
Peter R on Aug 6, 2016
A cherry tree, in the dogwood family, yup...sounds like a winner! We are experiencing some incredible heat here since we planted this, so I'm watching it closely. The yellow blossoms, as opposed to pink, also intrigued me. I am looking forward to a show next fall, so keep on growing!
Lori K on Jul 14, 2016

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