Does Cornus kousa need full sun?
Grow Cornus kousa in rich soil with well-rotted compost, in full sun to partial shade. It’s an ideal choice for a small garden.
Is Cornus kousa invasive?
The introduced Asian species, Cornus kousa (Kousa Dogwood), however, is almost totally resistant and never invasive.
Do dogwoods spread?
General Information on Dogwoods. Mature Height/Spread: The height and spread varies depending on the species and its location in the landscape. The height ranges from 15 to 20 feet tall (flowering dogwood in the sun) to 40 feet tall (flowering dogwood in the shade). The spread may be even greater than the height.
Do birds eat kousa dogwood berries?
Dogwood. The first tree you should consider is the Dogwood, both the native Cornus florida & the introduced Cornus kousa. 86 bird species enjoy the fruits of these trees. Small as well as large birds get their nourishment from these plants during the fall & winter.
Why is my kousa dogwood not blooming?
Both drought and poor drainage can cause dogwood trees not to bloom. Pacific and kousa dogwoods are more tolerant of drought conditions than flowering dogwoods. Dogwood tree roots are shallow. Soak the ground to a depth of 6 inches to ensure adequate moisture in well-drained soil.
How tall do Cornus kousa chinesis grow?
Cornus kousa Satomi with an upright height of 2 – 3 meters. It has white too often light pink blossoms with a diameter of up to 9 centimeters Cornus kousa chinesis with a height of up to 5 meters and bright white blossoms which later produce raspberry-like fruits.
Is Kousa dogwood resistant to anthracnose?
The dependable Cornus kousa, often called Chinese, Japanese or Kousa Dogwood, has demonstrated excellent resistance to both the dogwood borer and anthracnose disease. In some areas of the U.S., anthracnose has almost wiped out many of the native dogwoods, Cornus florida.
When will the ‘Satomi’ pink flowering Chinese dogwood be available?
We will contact you as soon as this product is available. The ‘Satomi’ Pink Flowering Chinese Dogwood is a multi-season color factory! In mid to late spring id produces an abundance of gorgeous pink flowers with pointed petals that will light up your garden.
What is the difference between Cornus kousa and Kousa Greensleeves?
For Cornus kousa ‘Greensleeves, the top of the leaf’s venation is a yellowish-green which makes the venation obvious against the glossy green leaf; for Cornus kousa ‘Greensleeves, the leaf’s underside is a lighter green color than on top and the venation is prominent sticking out slightly and being a pale-green.