How big does a Satomi dogwood get?
Mature Size The kousa dogwood grows to a height of 15-25′ and a spread of around 25′ at maturity.
How many types of Kousa dogwood are there?
There are over 100 named varieties (cultivars) of kousa (Chinese) dogwoods (Cornus kousa) in nursery trade (USDA hardiness zone 5-8). Most cultivars grow 20-30 feet high with some exceptions.
Is there a Pink kousa dogwood?
The Pink Kousa Dogwood is a small tree with layered, spreading branches, growing between 15 and 20 feet tall, and spreading at least as wide. However, the flowering is so profuse that the leaves are hidden by the beautiful large, pink blooms of this tree.
What conditions does Cornus kousa like?
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.
Can you keep a kousa dogwood small?
A: This isn’t a huge species, but without any pruning, Kousa dogwoods can grow 25 feet tall and wide. You can keep it smaller with annual pruning. Pruning is an added stress when trees are already under heat and drought stress. Always cut back to branch joints, one by one with hand-pruners, loppers and saws.
Is kousa dogwood poisonous?
Cornus florida, the dogwood species native to the Southeastern US, produces small red berries in the fall that are mildly poisonous to humans. (They’re also supposed to taste terrible, although we’ve never tried them because, well, they’re poisonous and supposed to taste bad.)
Which is better Rosabella or Cornus kousa Satomi?
‘Satomi’ is synonymous with and sometimes sold as ‘Rosabella’. No serious insect or disease problems. This plant has better disease resistance and better cold hardiness than flowering dogwood, Cornus florida, and is an excellent alternative to flowering dogwood in areas where dogwood anthracnose is a problem.
What kind of flowers does Miss Satomi have?
Award-winning Cornus kousa ‘Miss Satomi’ (Kousa Dogwood) is an upright, spreading medium-sized deciduous shrub with 4 seasons of interest. In spring, a heavenly array of star-like blooms appear. They consist of four narrowly pointed deep pink bracts which surround the center cluster of tiny yellowish-green flowers.
Which is better Cornus kousa or dogwood?
No serious insect or disease problems. This plant has better disease resistance and better cold hardiness than flowering dogwood, Cornus florida, and is an excellent alternative to flowering dogwood in areas where dogwood anthracnose is a problem. In full sun locations, leaf scorch may appear, particularly if soils are allowed to dry out.