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Pink Dogwood

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Growing Zones: 5-9


Growing Zones 5-9 This plant is recommended for zones: 5-9
(green area above)
You are in Growing Zone: 6

Mature Height:

15-25 ft.

Mature Width:

15-25 ft.

Sunlight:

Partial Sun

Drought Tolerance:

Good

Botanical Name:

Cornus florida 'Rubra'

Does Not Ship To:

AZ, FL

Vibrant Pink Dogwood is Easy to Grow

  • Pink spring-time blooms
  • Adaptable to various types of soil
  • Drought tolerant
  • Grows in sun or shade

These trees look great all year... but can literally stop traffic in the springtime with their vibrant pink blooms.

Grows rapidly to a mature height of 15-25 ft.

Pretty pink flowers start lighter in color, and then get slightly deeper as your tree ages... never giving you the same color twice! These blooms are even more remarkable when displayed against their own dark green background when its leaves appear.

Dogwoods are one of the first trees to bloom... putting everyone in a spring mood, weeks early.

In autumn, these green leaves turn a fiery red, marking the end of summer and bringing color to your fall landscape.

Gray stems with a bright red fruit and a cinnamon checkered bark offer winter interest, especially with a snowfall.

The fruit of the Pink Dogwood is an important source of winter food for many songbirds, including robins, cardinals and waxwings. Don't be surprised if you see Wild Turkey, as well.

This low-branching tree will grace your landscape in all four seasons, especially when grouped with White and Red Dogwoods.

Your tree has spent it's life grown in a pot. Many nurseries dig Dogwoods out of the ground, then wash the dirt off the roots. This "bare rooting" process is fine for many trees but not Dogwoods. Shipping potted, helps ensures that you will have a healthy tree that will explode with new growth, rather than struggle to regrow roots.





Customer Reviews

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OMG!! I just recieved my pink dogwood and I am amazed on how pretty it is. I was expecting and dorment tree, but it was great to see leaves and flowers on it. Will order from you again
December 31, 2012
I got a pink dogwood in 2006 it was 3 feet tall. It bloomed the next year. It is now about seven ft. tall and looks healthy. It is in a mostly sunny spot.
December 31, 2012
I was expecting Charlie Brown twigs but received 3 healthy young trees with a good number of leaves. Planted in the fall of 2011. A few years ago I planted 3 dogwoods from a reputable local nursery which died successively each month until all were gone in the 3rd month despite diligent care. I used tree tone and the gator jrs on these 3 from your company and I'm happy to report that they are healthy, growing and going strong in July 2012. I only wish that dogwoods grew more quickly. I am very pleased with the quality of the trees, and the friendly folks in customer service who answered my questions about the trees. I've told a number of people about your company.
December 31, 2012
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over 4 years ago
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Best dogwood I ever purchased
I love this plant it was a lovely addition to my yard.
October 1, 2014
New york, NY
Not Enough Time To Tell, But
We were amazed at the quality, size and apparent hardiness of the tree when it was delivered. We ordered and planted it in late Fall so it is too early to report on growth, (Early Feb), but it has done well so far during the Winter, and it has a lot of new buds on it.

So far so good!
February 9, 2015
Purchased
1 year ago
Growing Zone:
8
I love that pink dogwood tree I got from you! It came in perfect healthy condition, ready for planting and its now doing well in its new home. Thanks.. Ill buy from you again this coming summer
December 31, 2012
I Planted a Pink Flowering Dogwood Tree ,Cornus florida Rubra, August 3rd 2008, the tree is looking great. Thank You Fast Growing Trees, your nursery stock is of Superb Quality. Im looking forward to buying more Dogwoods next Spring
December 31, 2012
The tree arrived in excellent condition. I have not seen any flowers this spring but the leaves are quite unique and beautiful Hoping next spring will have the wonderful pink foliage.
December 31, 2012
Purchased
over 5 years ago
The new Pink Dogwood that you sent is looking healthy. I will continue to order from you since you obviously guarantee the quality of the trees and the satisfaction of your customers. I love the way these Florida trees look!
December 31, 2012
I got several of these and all but 1 made it through a difficult summer and winter. I only need to replace 1 of this color and 1 of another color . I was very happy with the ratio of the ones that lived and they are nice looking trees,and I am betting next year that they will be even prettier. I think and it is a guess I purchased about 5 of each color and I planted them in a pattern so I sure would love to get the 2 that didn't make replaced but I was told that they no longer had the tree so I would have to get a credit and that disappointed me very much .i have not used my credit yet ( haven' t figured out what to do. Was hoping they would get these trees in
December 31, 2012
Purchased
over 3 years ago

Planting & Care



It's Easy to Plant & Care for Your Pink Dogwood


Pink Dogwood Planting Diretions Plant your Pink Dogwood Tree in an area that receives full to partial sunlight. Pink Dogwoods prefer to receive partial shade, but can tolerate full sun. Plant your Pink Dogwood Trees about five feet apart for a privacy screen.

Pink Dogwood Trees prefer slightly acidic soil, but will adapt to your natural soil even if it's sandy or heavy in clay as long as it's well draining. Keep your soil moist, not over saturated. Give your Pink Dogwood Tree a deep watering once a week.

Dogwood trees often don't require fertilizer, but to give your tree a boost fertilize it with a general fertilizer like 10-10-10 early in the Spring. Pink flowers blossom in the Spring. Pink Dogwood Tree's green leaves turn a vibrant red in the Fall and during the colder months red berries emerge that attract various types of birds.


Questions & Answers

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Growth is compact, good value, products are in great condition. I bought a Redbud last year and it looks beautiful, it was pruned very nicely and is as healthy as can be (I purchased the start kit, it's worth it). Thank you for sending me such a beautiful redbud last year. So I decided to purchase the pink dogwood.
Sandra E on Jul 19, 2016
Friend just lost two dogs that she loved. I wanted something for her to remember them by.
Julie S on Jun 24, 2016
Color and size
Liz H on Jul 14, 2016
Pretty, drought tolerant
Bill R on Apr 19, 2016
If I were to purchase this as a christmas gift. Obviously the ground will be frozen. Will it survive for a few months in the pot it is shipped in?
Tara L on Nov 12, 2014
Best Answer: Yes it would be ok to keep it in the pot until its ready for planting.
Reply · Report · Robyn .Staff on Feb 5, 2016
Planted my pink dogwood tree a few months ago all the green leaves on it has dried up and several branches turned black. I did prune all of them off does this mean my tree is dead or will it be ok ?
Diana G on Jun 6, 2014
Best Answer: I had the same issue last year, it takes some days/weeks for the tree to adapt to the new soil, but the tree is not dead. Water it twice per week and you will see the changes. Good luck.
Reply (1) · Report · Valerie I on Jun 6, 2014
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Do dear like to eat the leaves?
JoJo M on Apr 18, 2015
Best Answer: They are rarely damaged by deer. Keep in mind, if deer get hungry enough they will eat anything.
Reply · Report · Robyn .Staff on Jan 21, 2016
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I live in Clovis NM. Local nursery folk tell me a dogwood will not thrive here because of our soil conditions. Will this version work for me?
Cindy W on Apr 9, 2015
Best Answer: The pink dogwood will tolerate a range of soil conditions, acidic, loamy, moist, rich, sandy, well-drained and clay soils.
Reply · Report · Robyn .Staff on Feb 25, 2016
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Can you prune this tree so that you have six feet of exposed trunk? I want to put it in front of a fence and have the canopy begin at top of fence. How close to the fence can I plant it?
Julie G on Sep 14, 2014
Best Answer: after three years in the ground, you can certainly shape the tree as you have suggested. be careful to account for the heights to be added through a mature growth, this tree being at least thirty feet tall. prune to shape late fall with well cleaned shears to minimize infections. enjoy the shade!
Reply · Report · Ken W on Oct 8, 2014
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I am looking for a shade tree to plant in my backyard. Consideration... Pool will be 10-13 feet away from the tree. Will the roots on a dogwood tear up the concrete around the pool, or try to get watcher from my pool?
Nicole N on Apr 5, 2015
Best Answer: They do not have an invasive root system, nor water seekers so you can plant them near a pool.
Reply · Report · Robyn .Staff on Feb 11, 2016
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Do you need to spray pink dogwoods with anything?
Becky B on Jun 7, 2014
Best Answer: No , fertilize in the spring and fall , ours looked dead this year, but the leaves came out of the brown buds.
Reply · Report · PATRICIA G on Jun 7, 2014
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There are options to buy pink dogwood planting kit, and planting mix for pink dogwood. Do I need both? If not, which option to choose?
Barbara R on Jun 11, 2014
Best Answer: Actually I didn't buy either. I mixed peat moss with the soil and cow manure and added organic plant food. About a cup. I mixed it all together and filled in the hole. I had good soil to start with though. If your soil is not good, then go with the mix. Enjoy. I got flowers this year, the first and I am very happy.
Reply · Report · Steve B on Jun 12, 2014
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what are the best growing conditions for a Pink Dogwood Tree ?
Vicki T on May 16, 2015
Best Answer: Choose a planting site for your Dogwood that receives light or filtered shade. Dogwood trees are highly adaptable to many soil types. However, they thrive best in moist, fertile soils high in organic matter. The soil of your planting site should be well drained, with a 5.5 pH level.
Reply · Report · Robyn .Staff on Jan 12, 2016
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My frient told me Pink Dogwood can survive in wet soil. I plan to plant it in the corner of my backyard where always has water cumulation during the raining days. During the raining season, the water can stay there for a week. Can Pink Dogwood really can survive there? I live in Chicago (zone 5).
Tinawu on Jun 15, 2014
Best Answer: The Pink Dogwood's soil should be moist but not over saturated. Don't let it sit in standing water. Dogwood trees possess very shallow root systems that are susceptible to drying out in the absence of regular rainfall. It is best to water your tree once or twice a week. Be sure, though, to water correctly. Light green leaves are a sign of over watering, while drooping leaves signify both over watering and under watering. Watch for these and any other signs that your tree is getting too much or too little water.

The Pink Dogwood will survive in Chicago.
Reply · Report · Allison BStaff on Jun 18, 2014
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how many feet per year does it grow?
Cindy D on Jun 7, 2015
Best Answer: The average growth rate is 12-18" per year.
Reply · Report · Angela SStaff on Oct 27, 2015
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will pink dogwood do well in virginia beach, 3 blocks from ocean with salt spray in the air?
gary l on Mar 30, 2015
Best Answer: Unfortunately Pink Dogwoods would not do well with the salt spray.
Reply · Report · Robyn .Staff on Feb 5, 2016
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what is the botanical name of this pink dogwood?
Vannessa L on Nov 21, 2014
Best Answer: The botanical name is Cornus florida 'Rubra'
Reply · Report · Robyn .Staff on Feb 11, 2016
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I've heard that dogwoods can smell ...bad. What does this tree smell like?
Ron A on Jun 1, 2014
Best Answer: I'm afraid I sold the house where I planted my pink dogwood before it ever got a chance to grow and bloom. However, i grew up with dogwoods around my house and never noticed a bad smell. In fact, they had very little smell at all, but what I remember of them was pleasant. One note, though: if anyone in your house has severe pollen allergies, dogwoods, like other flowering trees, can be hard on allergy-sufferers.
Reply · Report · Tina M on Jun 2, 2014
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What can you put in hole when planting a dogwood tree to prevent tree from dying?
Donna T. on Mar 30, 2016
Best Answer: Dirt and water work best. (LOL) I wouldn't put in anything except maybe a little bone meal mixed into the soil before filling in. Wait a couple of years before adding ORGANIC fertilizer. Incidentally, the place I planted one of mine was in standing water much of \the winter because of heavier than normal rains and it's still leafing out now that spring is here. They seem to be quite hardy, but they don't grow that quickly.
Reply · Report · ElderRaven on Mar 31, 2016
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When is the best time of year to plant this dogwood tree?
Betty M on Sep 2, 2014
Best Answer: I planted them about this time last year, end of summer/beginning of fall and had new flowers by spring
Reply · Report · Andrea F on Sep 2, 2014
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Can it be planted near a fence?
Jeannine C on Jun 15, 2016
Best Answer: I believe it would need to be 4-5 feet out. It would also need to receive a little shade as well, as a fence can reflect back heat and over stress the tree. Also, make sure the soil is loamy and if not, mix in a generous portion of peat moss or leaf mold or something like that, and be sure it's well drained, but that you don't allow it to dry out completely. I'm still experimenting with getting them to take. I have 2 new ones this year that seem to have a chance.
Reply · Report · ElderRaven on Jun 15, 2016
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Can dogwoods be planted in smaller spaces in my yard?
Gina W on Feb 27, 2016
Best Answer: From my experience they grow slowly, but they will spread out as they do and it depends on the size of the space. They are a small tree but need at least a good 20 feet.x 20 feet. You might be able to train it through judicious pruning
Reply · Report · ElderRaven on Feb 27, 2016
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what is the scientific name for this pink variety?
john t on Oct 14, 2015
Best Answer: Thank you for contacting us. The scientific name for the Pink Dogwood Tree is "Cornus Rubra". If you have additional questions regarding this tree or any of our products please feel free to contact us at 1-888-504-2001.
Reply · Report · Chanel CStaff on Oct 15, 2015
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What is the pollen like with this tree? Will it cover my car in yellow or pink pollen?
Kirstin S on Jun 14, 2015
Best Answer: My tree has not flowered and I do not notice any pollen. It seems to be growing fine. Maybe I should be asking a question!! I assumed, that it needed to be better established before flowering.
Reply · Report · Patricia B on Jun 15, 2015
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What is the genus and species?
M M on May 15, 2016
Best Answer: Pink-Dogwood
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My. back yard is in front of a lake in jacksonville, Fl. It will get lots of west sun. I love the look of these trees and would like to have a couple.....How much space do I need for each....Pink and white, or red and white ?
olaya S on Oct 28, 2015
Best Answer: The Pink and White Dogwood space them about 15 foot and the Red Dogwood 25 foot apart
Reply · Report · Robyn .Staff on Nov 4, 2015
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I have had my tree a couple of years now. The first year the top of tree died,but this year it is getting new growth on bottom, but as the Summer ends the leaves look like they have a mold problem . I this how the "Fall'' foliage" should look?
Kathleen G on Aug 22, 2015
Best Answer: I have had my tree for 2 years. In late summer mine also looks like you describe. I wish it looked better, but it leaves out fine the next spring. I;m not sure if this is a characteristic of this type tree.
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when is the best time to plant?
glenda l on Aug 2, 2015
Best Answer: Most people prefer to plant in the spring or fall. You can also plant in the summer you would just want to make sure the tree is getting enough water when the temperatures are up.
Reply · Report · Angela SStaff on Aug 3, 2015
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I live in Bakersfield Ca, the area where I would like to put a tree is in the west part of my yard. In the summer temps get very very hot up to 108 and the tree will be in this hot sun most of the day. Having said all that will a pink dogwood survive in this kind of enviroment?
Maxine H on Jul 22, 2015
Best Answer: Hi Maxine
I believe you are in zone 9a-9b. If you plant your dogwood bareroot in late winter, very early spring it should have time to establish before the heat arrives. For the first year you may have to baby it on very hot days ( a patio umbrella temporarily works well). If it planted in sun to dappled shade it will do better. Happy Gardening
Reply · Report · Lisa BStaff on Jul 22, 2015
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what zone do pink dogwood trees grow best?
susan c on Jul 5, 2015
Best Answer: The growing zones are 5-9. Click the link to look up what growing zone you are in.
http://www.fast-growing-trees.com/USDA-Plant-Hardiness-Zone-Map.htm
Reply · Report · Robyn .Staff on Jan 8, 2016
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when can I order a pink dogwood?
JAN F on May 25, 2015
Best Answer: They are currently available and right now is the perfect time to plant!
Reply · Report · Angela SStaff on Sep 30, 2015
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whats the root system like? I'm replacing old pink dogwood trees?
Kathleen T on May 13, 2015
Best Answer: Not sure what you're looking for. Root system appears to be the same as any other root system - in good shape.
The dogwoods I received are/were very healthy and the trees are absolutely beautiful.
Reply · Report · Jim S on Jun 3, 2015
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Will it grow in zone 9?
Emanuel K on Nov 21, 2014
Best Answer: Yes. The growing zones are 5-9.
Reply · Report · Robyn .Staff on Jan 8, 2016
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I planted my Pink Dogwood a year ago, over the summer it became covered in powdery mildew. I used an organic spray on it and eventually the leaves all fell off. What can I do to prevent it this year?. I don't want to stress the plant any further.
matto on Apr 1, 2016
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