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Cornus controversa (Dogwood)

Type Tree, Shrub (Multi-stemmed Plant), Deciduous, Flowering
Form Compact Rounded Tree, Architectural Form
Size Small Tree (1.5 to 3m height)
Colours White Flowers (Summer early), Medium green Foliage
Care N/A
Hardiness N/A
Growth N/A
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Cornus controversa - Cultivation Notes

The hardy Tree cornus prefer neutral / acid fertile soils and full sun or part shade. Avoid pruning unless shaping tree.

Strengths, Weaknesses & Design Usage

Strengths of Cornus controversa:

  • Attractive autumn colour
  • Ideal for fast growing screening
  • Architectural plant – ideal as a ‘stand out’ plant
  • Attractive form or foliage for all year interest
  • Tolerates heavy clay soils

Weaknesses of Cornus controversa

  • Will not tolerate exposed, cold or hot and sunny locations

Design & Plant Use for Cornus controversa:

  • Ideal flowering shrub for problem clay soils

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