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Red 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:

20-25 ft.

Mature Width:

20-25 ft.

Sunlight:

Full to Partial

Drought Tolerance:

Good

Botanical Name:

Cornus florida

Does Not Ship To:

AZ, FL

BEAUTIFUL RED AND PINK FLOWERS TURN YOUR YARD INTO A SPRINGTIME SHOW

- Pretty pink and red blossoms in spring
- Gorgeous fall foliage

Easy to plant, and fun to watch! You'll find yourself anticipating springtime, just to see your Red Flowering Dogwood in action!

Your Fast Growing Trees Red Dogwood proudly displays pink or red spring flowers that last deep into the blooming season - giving you exceptional performance when other trees quit.

This tree offers color all year... making it one of our most popular specimen trees! Matures to a height of 20-25 ft. - you can even plant it in small lawns or other tight areas.

An excellent tree for under-story or shady areas. Plant this tree almost anywhere. Grows in many soils and climates. Tolerates full sun or partial shade. Even mildew resistant! Perfect for Growing Zones 5-9.

Don't wait until next spring! With plenty of water, you can plant any time.

Fast Growing Trees Nursery ships your Dogwood Trees potted. Dogwoods are sensitive and when dug out of the ground (bare-root) they are susceptible to disease and death. Shipping you a Dogwood Tree in a container, ensures you will have a healthy tree that will explode with growth the first year.






Customer Reviews

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Wow - I was stunned at how healthy my 2 new Red Dogwood trees are. both were between 6 and 7 feet tall, full of branches and leaves (FedEx did a great job of delivering healthy specimens)... I thought I would be planting two twigs but these are two very beautiful, mature trees
December 31, 2012
Purchased
over 4 years ago
Our dogwood replaced an old Holly tree. We were told to expect dogwood to flower in 2-5 years. Tree flowered after one year. Beautiful red/pink flowers where wild white flowers are abundant. Hasn't grown very fast, but last year was a drought year
December 31, 2012
Both of my Red Flowering Dogwoods are doing well but one is better than the other. Foliage and flowers did well. Would have thought they would have grown a little faster but they appear to be ok considering that they were starting from root stock.
December 31, 2012
I planted 2 red dogwood trees same day that I received in Jan 2014. The bare trees were looking healthy, fresh and very well packed. I expected a little taller ones but good enough. Now they are all bloomed beautifully only after 2 month(March) I am so happy how flowers are large. I planted one front side of the house(South) and the other one in the back of the house(north). They are both bloomed nicely. This is my 3rd attempt of my desire to grow red dogwood trees. All other my previous ones are all failed. last fall I also planted many pink dogwood seeds(e-bay) all around my property hoping they will sprout to beautify 2 acres area. But not sprout yet.(keep hoping). I am in So Ca inland area.Thank You! I am Very Happy with my purchase from here. ja
December 31, 2012
Purchased
over 2 years ago
We planted this tree in Jan. '12; in Spring, there were a few lovely red flowers!. They were so breathtaking, when we decided in May to sell our house, I dug up the tree, and we've brought it in a pot to our new apt. It's certainly hearty and drought tolerant - it's making its way through another north TX drought, protected by a few tall bushes on the east side of our building. (Here's hoping it puts out some of those lovely flowers again next Spring!
December 31, 2012
Purchased
over 4 years ago
My tree arrived in pristine condition. i was very impressed with the packaging. I now have a beautiful small tree growin very nicely, it is healthy and growing quickly. I hope that next year it will blossom with beautiful red leaves
December 31, 2012
Purchased
over 4 years ago
The tree I just purchased was packed extremely well and appears very healthy. Very impressed with the quality of this tree.
December 31, 2012
I bought several of the dogwoods and I had 1 of the red die and was unable to get it replaced .they said they no longer had the red in that size in stock so I was issued a store credit which I have not used to this date hoping that they would get some in. Cause I really needed a red one cause I had them planted in a pattern and this messes up the pattern. Hope they will notify me if the get some in but I love the ones I have left.
December 31, 2012
Purchased
over 3 years ago
This tree at least lived. However it has not grown much. It had only a few blossoms this spring.
December 31, 2012
Purchased
over 3 years ago
I love the Red Dogwood that we planted. I'm looking forward to when they are bigger and will blend in with the white ones that were already growing on our property.
December 31, 2012

Planting & Care



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



Step 1: Dig Your Hole


Select a site with full to partial sun and moist or well drained soil for your Red 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.



Step 2: Place Your Plant


Next, separate the roots of your Red 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 Red Dogwood again after the transplant is complete.


Questions & Answers

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Why did you choose this?
Fast-Growing-Trees.com Store
I WANTED A RED DOGWOOD.
Linda on Apr 22, 2016
Area I live in. Color. Reviews ease and info that seems to accompany your company and my purchase
Eric M on Apr 20, 2016
I WANTED A RED DOGWOOD.
Linda on Apr 22, 2016
Color
Tara M on Apr 20, 2016
Area I live in. Color. Reviews ease and info that seems to accompany your company and my purchase
Eric M on Apr 20, 2016
I chose this because the leaves are a beautiful reddish pink and the size is perfect for where I want to plant it. Its a great price too! Cant wait to get it!
kelly k on Apr 17, 2016
Family favorite
Sara H on Apr 15, 2016
color
Jennifer K on Apr 13, 2016
Love dogwoods, beautiful trees!
Lynn W on Apr 9, 2016
Beautiful highlight for island of trees.
Jubal G on Apr 9, 2016
I needed to replace a tree that suffered from death in a corner of our yard. Since the Dogwood does
well in a partial shaded area, I thought it would work nicely in that corner of the yard.
Saundra Lee K on Apr 7, 2016
Beautiful trees and right size for you yard
Mary Lou S on Apr 7, 2016
for myself in our yard
Diana M on Apr 6, 2016
Love the color contrast with the trees in my garden.
Douglas P on Apr 5, 2016
Always wanted a colored dogwood
Katie B on Apr 4, 2016
I love my dogwood trees always have
Nadine S on Mar 29, 2016
Dogwood is my favorite
David C on Mar 26, 2016
Love the size, flowers and leaf color changes
Britton M on Mar 7, 2016
BUILDING A BACKYARD BIRD SANCTUARY
jen c on Mar 6, 2016
It is not as common a color as other dogwoods and will look beautiful in front of my yellow house.
John C on Mar 3, 2016
I thought this Red dogwood tree very beautiful and easy to grow up and the tree size is very good and suitabe to single house. I thought most people would like this kind of tree! Because the tree color is really romantic!! Thank you so much!
Your Customer,Sylvia Ting
sylvia T on Feb 23, 2016
Selection, price and quality of presentation/info on web page.
Gerald H on Feb 21, 2016
I wanted a tree that would serve as a center piece for my back yard. This is a beautiful tree that will fit where I want it which isn't to far from my septic tank. The root system was a big selling point for me.
Dean M on Feb 13, 2016
pretty. shade tolerant.
Eric A on Feb 1, 2016
Looking for a reasonably sized flowering tree
Timothy S on Jan 23, 2016
AM FROM THE MID-ATLANTIC AREA AND MISS THOSE WONDERFUL DOGWOODS
ZMARO S on Nov 23, 2015
Unusual less common color easy to mix with other colors of dogwoods.
Lent J on Nov 10, 2015
This is such a lovely tree. I had one at my previous residence but since I moved, I wanted to enjoy the same beautiful image again.
Doreen H on Nov 4, 2015
color of leaves at change, size at full growth, the height and look of the tree
Linda G on Oct 26, 2015
foliage
joel M on Oct 21, 2015
Originally, I wanted the pink dogwood but they had sold out. I purchased the red one instead. Although I recently planted it and have not seen the flowers, I am now glad to have the red dogwood because the flower color is deeper as shown in the photos.
Kerry S on Oct 8, 2015
Color
Tara M on Apr 20, 2016
I chose this because the leaves are a beautiful reddish pink and the size is perfect for where I want to plant it. Its a great price too! Cant wait to get it!
kelly k on Apr 17, 2016
what is the root system like for the red dogwood ?
A shopper on Jun 5, 2014
does this Dogwood produce fruit?
Jennifer C on May 4, 2015
BEST ANSWER: Mine doesn't
How deep do the roots go in a dogwood?
A shopper on Jun 18, 2014
BEST ANSWER: Not very deep. Do what I did, & Google: Planting dogwood trees. That will pretty much explain it! Ours isn't doing too well. Hope you have better luck with yours.
What about Deer eating the leaves?
Bob W on Jun 17, 2014
BEST ANSWER: Bob,

I don't have deer in my area, but the leaves look lovely, so I would guess they would love them. I bought the tree in spring 2013 and it is doing well. It arrived in good condition and flowered this year. Mine is in a small area protected by my home, so I don't expect it to grow nearly as large as the photo.
Are your products guaranteed? We've tried for years, without success, to grow pink dogwood here in Northeast Pennsylvania.
A shopper on May 30, 2014
BEST ANSWER: I bought a red dogwood late last spring. It struggled! Part of the problem was obviously a very hot spring and summer...also dry. After our hard winter, I was surprised to see it leafing out, very late this year as the ground remained cold until the last few weeks. My tree looks healthy. I fertilized with Miracle Gro, not finding a fertilizer specifically for dogwoods. Also, I have two white kornus cousa in the front which are growing well. I am in the very northern part of zone five in Wisconsin.
are trees pet friendly cats/ leaves not poisonous to animals?
gail b. on Aug 16, 2015
BEST ANSWER: Dogwood trees can be mildly toxic to animals. If your animal consumes a portion of this tree I would recommend calling your veterinarian.
We live in the southern most portion of zone 4, any chance a dogwood could survive in my area?
Christian O on Aug 16, 2014
BEST ANSWER: Unfortunately not. The growing zone is 5-9
Can Red Dogwood be planted in Zone 10 (Los Anagles) ?
Daniel on Dec 29, 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
What is the Latin binomial (and cultivar) for this particular red dogwood?
Thai D on May 4, 2016
BEST ANSWER: The botanical name is Cornus florida var. rubra
when is the best time to plant the red dogwood?
caroline a on Aug 31, 2015
BEST ANSWER: I live in Maine and I planted mine in Sept. and is growing quite well, except at the top there are no leaves. It has not blossomend It has leaves down on the bottom half, so I am hopeful that next year it will blossom. JR
Are the flowering Dogwood trees tolerant to being planted near a black walnut tree?
Mike M on Apr 24, 2016

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