Is my red cloud dogwood alive? - Knowledgebase Question

Albuquerque, Ne
Question by sthompson85
April 8, 2010
I bought this very young tree yesterday but noticed it doesn't have any

Answer from NGA
April 8, 2010


Dogwoods are dormant in the winter months but usually begin to green up in March or April, depending upon the weather. Try scraping the bark with your fingernail. If you see green tissue beneath the bark, that part of the tree is still alive. If the tissue is brown, that part is dead. I hope you see green tissue!

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