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White Dogwood

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The White Dogwood gives you an excellent show of white blossoms in spring, and bright red berries in fall and winter. Be sure to plant this traffic-stopper where everyone can see it!

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White Dogwood

First to Bloom - Puts Everyone in a Spring Mood Weeks Early

Height:

The heights we list are after we prune your tree.

Many Nurseries advertise heights before they prune, then cut off several feet before shipping. While this reduces their shipping cost, it gives their customer a shorter tree than they bargained for. The tree will likely need an extra year to grow back the growth that was trimmed.

We prune your tree throughout its life. This process takes us longer, but gives you more branches and quicker production.

Plus, we don't include the pot or root length in our measurements. This gives you an extra 1-2 ft. in tree size.

Our larger trees are usually one to two years older than our smaller ones and will typically give you better results the first full growing season.

4-5 ft.

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List: $125.95
Sale: $84.39
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White Dogwood
Planting Kit
Planting Kit Dogwood Trees Planting Kit

Getting your tree off to the right start can more than double its growth rate. Your tree arrives pre-pruned... ready for explosive growth.

Your planting kit includes:
  1. 2 oz of Mycorrhizal Fungi so your tree can quickly explode with new root growth.

  2. Breathable Tree Guard protects against gnawing mice, rabbits, deer and mowers.
Fungi Tree Guard
Mycorrhizal Fungi 24" Tree Guard
$20.95
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Planting Mix for Dogwood Trees
Planting Mix

Helps your White Dogwood get established in a fraction of the time, become more drought tolerant, and grow faster. Specially developed for plants that need a low pH. Here's how:

Beneficial Bacteria... It's like a Probiotic for your tree... creating an explosion of fine hair roots that vastly improves nutrient and water uptake.

Course Organic Compost... loosens and improves all types of soils while promoting proper pH levels for acid loving plants. You get better drainage and moisture retention.

Microbial Fertilizers... including Sea Kelp, Yucca, and 100 other elements proven to gently feed your tree without burning the roots.


Soil Contents
$14.65
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TreeGator® Jr. Watering Bag
TreeGator® Jr.


When you’re making an investment and effort in planting new trees in your landscape, you can assure their survival and growth by using TreeGator® - a truly simple and innovative drip irrigation system in a bag.

With hot summers and droughts the norm around the USA, TreeGator® is an absolute necessity to protect your new trees and shrubs.

TreeGator® is super easy to install without any tools, and it can easily be filled up with a standard garden hose or can even be connected to a rain barrel!

It's a super time saver that takes the worry out continually remembering whether you've watered your new tree or not. Plus, all the water that goes into the drip bag is used up with no waste, so TreeGator® is environmentally friendly with regard to water use.

DIEHARD Transplant
$31.45
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White Dogwood
Transplant Fertilizer
DIEHARD™ Transplant

Get your new plants off to the right start by using DIEHARD™ Transplant.

This soil amendment contains 16 strains of mycorrhizal fungi, biostimulants, beneficial bacteria and Horta-Sorb® water management gel.

Simply sprinkle the product into the planting hole adjacent to the root ball when planting.

The organisms will start to work right away supplying the roots with much need nutrition.

The specially formulated Horta-Sorb® will reduce transplant stress and aid in water retention.


DIEHARD Transplant
$9.40
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• Beautiful white spring-time blossoms
• Adaptable to various soil types
• Drought tolerant
• Grows in Shade or Sun

A profusion of full white blooms every spring. Deep green leaves turn scarlet in fall, making your dogwood a beautiful sight in all seasons.

Welcome spring with an exciting show of creamy white flowers! Beautiful blooms appear between March and June, making this a delightful ornamental tree.

This breathtakingly beautiful blizzard of white blossoms is an excellent choice to plant along streets, near large buildings, next to patios or as a property border. An especially eye-catching tree when planted in rows.

Create contrast by planting near red and pink dogwoods, or against a backdrop of evergreens.

Grows to a compact size of 15 to 25 feet tall in your yard. It grows taller if planted in a wooded area.

Red berries appear in the fall and winter attracting songbirds – up to thirty-six species are known to be attracted to the dogwood’s fruit. We have many customers who buy these specifically to attract wild turkey. It's a favorite food of theirs.

Matures at 20-30 feet…grows in Shade or Sun. Grows in most soils including acidic, loamy, rich, sandy or even clay.

Did you know?

• The White Dogwood is a native tree cultivated in 1731.
• George Washington planted it at Mt. Vernon, as did Thomas Jefferson at Monticello.
• Early Native Americans made medicinal teas from its bark.
• Europeans used the bark to cure mange on dogs, thus creating the name "Dogwood"

You’ll want to consider making this all-American tree part of your own landscape.




Growing Zones: 5-8

Mature Height: 20-30 ft.
Mature Width: 20-25 ft.
Sunlight: Full - Partial
Soil Conditions: Adaptable
Drought Tolerance: Good
Botanical Name: Cornus florida
Does not ship to: AZ, FL
Growing Zones 5-8
This plant is generally recommended for zones: 5-8
(blue area above)

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It's Easy to Plant your White Dogwood


Step 1 - Dig Your Hole

Select a site with full to partial sun and moist or well drained soil for your White 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 White 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 White Dogwood again after the transplant is complete.

To help retain some of that moisture, it's recommended that you place mulch around each plant to a depth of 2"-3" up to but not touching the trunk. Organic mulches such as wood chips also help to better soil structure as they decompose.

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We bought our first trees about 5 years ago.  They have furry buds on them right now.  Cant wait to see them in the spring!  Dont get discouraged, we have many and they all grow at different rates.  Worth the money, you cant kill them.  People are always stopping by asking what they are.  My neighbors even bought some after seeing ours
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December 31, 2012
We have a large wooded back yard. It has open spots that my white dogwood will accentuate when it matures. Thankfully it has weathered our Georgia drought and hopefully will continue to grow into the beautiful white blossom tree that I have pictured. Thanks!
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December 31, 2012
I had a huge backyard with no trees in it, so when I was getting ready to sell my house, I bought a White Dogwood tree to add something colorful. The tree arrived fast and it was healthy. Great place and I will order again from here
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December 31, 2012
My dogwood tree is alive and well and stands about three feet now, with buds of leaves about to sprout from its tiny branches by the end of this month. I will be the envy of the neighborhood when that happens! Thank you for a beautiful product
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December 31, 2012
I bought a lot of dogwoods at the same time approx 15 and out of the 15 only 2 didn't survive the hot summer and the cold winter and I tried to replace the red and the white and they were no longer available so I still have a store credit. I plan to cash in soon. But out of the ones I have left I love.
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December 31, 2012
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2 years ago
Fine and alive but have not been through all seasons yet.
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December 31, 2012
A sturdy tree arrived safe and sound. It responded well to care and had a good summer even though the heat was unseasonably high.
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December 31, 2012
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2 years ago
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Is summer an ok time to plant this tree?
A shopper on Jun 2, 2014
Best Answer: On the shipping tab up there ^, it says, "... Your White Dogwood can be planted any time of year... even Winter. Roots will continue to grow on warm days, giving your tree a head-start for Spring." I think I read somewhere else not to plant it on a super hot day. Hope this helps :)
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does this tree have little red berries in the fall ?
joseph m on Oct 2, 2014
Best Answer: Flowering dogwoods can have red berries. My tree (planted in May 2013) has not yet produced berries or flowers. It may still be too young and not have a friend in the neighborhood to pollinate it. The tree is quite healthy and strong though.
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Just how "fast growing" is this White Dogwood tree? What's the average growth rate when planted in full sun?
CAS22 on Jun 3, 2014
Best Answer: We've had ours for a year now. So far I wouldn't say I've really noticed much height difference, though I'm sure there's some. We've had issues with deer eating it early on. Maybe that is a factor?
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How tall is the tree when it arrives?
A shopper on Jun 15, 2014
Best Answer: How tall it is depends on what size you order. The 1 - 2 ft size is at least one foot tall and any where between 1 and 2 feet tall. The 2 - 3 ft size is at least 2 feet tall and anywhere between 2 to 3 ft tall.
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Is it ok to plant a dogwood in the early fall?
A shopper on Sep 28, 2014
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What is the best time of year to plant dogwood in zone 6 area ?
A shopper on Oct 12, 2014
Best Answer: I planted mine in the fall after two years it's still growing slowly, spring is good also, but then you need to give it allot of water, I think I prefer fall
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How fast does the dogwood tree grow?
A shopper on Sep 19, 2014
Best Answer: Approximately one foot. It flowered beautifully the first spring also.
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I would like to plant a Dogwood Tree in the middle of my yard. I live in Brentwood, CA and the tree would receive full sun. It needs to be beautiful year round what can i expect from the seasonal effects with this tree?
Laurensoro on Sep 21, 2014
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Due to cold weather in some parts of the country, we have suspended shipping to the areas that are shaded on the map below. Please view the diagram to determine if your area has been affected. This includes anyone in Growing Zones 2, 3 or 4. If you are unsure of your growing zone, visit our Growing Zone Finder.

We will resume normal shipping in the Spring. Please see the table below for your approximate ship date. If you live in a shaded area but wish to receive your product(s) now, please visit our contact us page here or call a customer service rep toll free at 888-504-2001.

  Zone Shipping Resumes
  Zone 2 May 1st
  Zone 3 May 1st
  Zone 4 May 1st
How do I Request a Different Ship Date?

Call us at 888-504-2001, email us or enter your requested ship date in our shopping cart next to the billing information section. 

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Orders are occasionally delayed if we see really bad weather approaching, or if we encounter unusual circumstances. A small number of our plants show a specific release date. If you purchase one of these and would like your other items sooner, just let us know. 
 
Amount of Order Shipping Charge
Less than $15 $8.95
$15.00-$23.99 $11.95
$24.00-$39.99 $14.95
$40.00-$79.99 $18.95
$80.00-$98.99 $23.95
$99+ 28% of order total

Will my Trees and Shrubs Look Like the Photographs?

Most trees and plants on the website are pictured in their mature form. Depending on the product and growth rate, mature development can take years for your plant to resemble the photos.

Picture the last time you took a walk in the woods. The young trees were not miniature bonsai versions of mature trees. Instead they were naturally thin and lanky. Young trees are programmed to race toward the light, before the competing vegetation crowds them out. Once established at 10 feet or more, they start developing a wide canopy and shedding lower limbs.





Potted Tree Dormant Tree Bare Root Tree
Late spring to early fall
trees are shipped potted
Some dormant trees
prefer to be potted
Most dormant trees shipped in the
late fall through spring arrive bare root

Bare Root trees are shipped without dirt or any green foliage showing. Some customers who have never planted bare root before, think that they received a "dead stick" with roots. These dormant trees are basically sleeping over the winter as most trees do. Because of their hibernation-like stage, this is a great way to transplant these trees. Since a bare root tree lacks foliage, they need very little moisture.


Most Trees and Shrubs are Pruned Before Shipping... at No Cost to You

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Pruning makes plants appear to be less-full than the ones you may have seen at your local big box garden center. A retailer's goal is to have plants look their best while sitting in the store. Our goal is to have them look the best after you plant them.

Pruned trees and shrubs not only travel better, but become established much quicker. So rather than supporting extra foliage, they put their energy into sending out deep roots. Once that happens, your plants become hardier and quickly explode with new top growth. Above the ground, pruning helps your plants develop a more attractive form.