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Cornus kousa



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Cornus kousa
Kousa dogwood

A beautiful flowering deciduous tree from Asia with horizontally stratified branching, showy white bracts on the flowers and all year around interest from a variety of ornamental features. Although the flowers are somewhat similar to those of Cornus florida, the bracts are pointed at the apex and the flowering time is in June.

Habit:Vase shaped in youth becoming rounded with age with horizontally stratified branching
Size:20-30' high
Color:Dark green
Texture:Medium-fine
Hardiness:Zone 5b USDA
Habitat:Japan, Korea, China
Family:Cornaceae

 
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