Cornus sanguinea Midwinter Fire
Common Dogwood Midwinter Fire is a lovely shrub withbrilliant red, golden and orange colouring branches during all of winter.
It has an upright deciduous habit; it does well in a moist but well-drained location such as the edge of a pond.
Details Cornus sanguinea Midwinter Fire
- Dense Growth
- Blooms: May – June
- Flower colour: white
- Full grown: 4 Years
- Full grown height: 2 – 3 m
- Plant location: sunny
- Plant depth: 9 cm
- Plant spacing: 100 cm
- Hardiness: -15 Celsius
- Preferred soil: Peaty Soil
How to take care of Sanguinea Midwinter Fire
For best results soak the roots for approx 2 hrs before planting, water well after planting and for the next few weeks. Grows best in a soil with low lime content. Needs a sunny location and well-drained soil, they will tolerate partial shade.
This plant thrives in neutral to acid soils. Avoid chalky soils. To keep the size of the plant in shape and to encourage the most colourful bark, remove a third of the stems back to ground level each spring.
Fertilise in spring. Take cuttings in November to February.