Overview:Categories: Deciduous, Fall Color, Wildlife Value
Medium sized shrub with red leaves in fall, red stems in winter, white flowers and fruit; provides browse for deer, moose, elk; to 10,000 ft. elevation.
Although primarily recommended for restoration of moist sites, such as stream bank riparian areas, drought tolerance after establishment is fair and it has excellent cold tolerance.
Can tolerate flooding, and with it’s extensive root system, it is excellent for erosion control.
Features:Scientfic Name: Cornus serica
Growth Habit: Open
Growth Rate: Rapid
Max. Height (ft): 8
Max Width/Spread (ft): 6
Life Span: Moderate
Cold Hardiness: Excellent
Drought Resistance: Fair
Elevation Range: 11000
Wildlife Value: Excellent
Wildlife Notes: Grouse, pheasant, turkey grosbeak, robin, cedar waxwing -
Seasonal Color: vivid fall red, showy white flowers, fruit
Possible Insect Issues: dogwood sawfly, polyphemus moth, oystershell scale
Possible Disease Issues: cytospora canker
Miscellany: Moist sites such as streamside riparian areas
Our 2022-23 Tree Program is Open.
- Seedling Tree Sales are Open for order from December 14, 2022 to March 31, 2023, with an estimated arrival date of May 12, 2023.
- Large Tree Sales are Open for order from December 14, 2022 to March 31, 2023, with an estimated arrival date of April 21, 2023.
*Trees purchased through our programs cannot be resold, are intended for conservation efforts, and not for ornamental-only landscaping projects. We do not ship orders at this time. Other conditions may apply, dependent upon the program products you choose to purchase. For full details, visit our Tree Program, Shipping, Payment & Returns and Terms & Conditions pages for more information.
Quick Order if Available
IF we have been able to source this tree in quality and price for our conservation partners, this year, online ordering options will be displayed, below. If no ordering options shown? We currently do not have this variety in our offerings.