- Botanical Name:Cornus florida ‘White’
- Height:15 – 25 feet.
- Spacing:12 – 15 feet.
- Depth:Same depth as in pot.
- Spread:12 – 18 feet.
- Light Required:Full Sun, Partial Shade
- Color:White flowers
- Size:18-24″ Bareroot
- Blooms:Late Spring
- Zone:5 – 9 (-10° F.).
- Form:deciduous woody tree
- Flower Form:White bracts surround small green flowers tipped in yellow.
- Soil Requirements:Acidic Soil
- Growth Rate:slow to moderate
- Pruning:Remove wayward crossed limbs in late winter to early spring or early autumn to prevent bleeding of sap.
- Foliage:Simple, oval, 3-6 inches long, medium to dark green.
- Comments:Considered to be one of the best ornamental trees native to the U.S. Flowering bracts are spectacular to see in late spring. Small stature and elegant habit make this tree a perfect choice for a main feature in the landscape.
Gorgeous snow white spring blossoms, handsome summer foliage, plus stunning scarlet fall color. Brilliant red berries cling into winter. Grows 15-25 ft. tall; spreads 12-20 ft. Likes partial shade and tolerates full sun. 18-24 in.