Chinese Dogwood (Cornus kousa subsp. chinensis Prophet™) in the Dogwoods Database

Trade name information:
Trade Name: Prophet™
Cultivar name: 'Propzam'
Common names:
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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)
Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Plant Height: 20-25 feet
Plant Spread: 15-20 feet
Leaves: Good fall color
Fruit: Showy
Edible to birds
Other: red fruit, squirrels love it
Fruiting Time: Fall
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Suitable Locations: Street Tree
Uses: Shade Tree
Flowering Tree
Edible Parts: Fruit
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Pollinators: Various insects


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Posted by DaylilySLP (Dearborn Hts, MI - Zone 6b) on Feb 11, 2018 7:53 PM

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Posted by trudie62 on Aug 25, 2018 7:29 AM

Kousa Dogwoods are pretty, but do not plant them if you are trying to attract native birds. The birds do NOT eat the seeds of Kousa Dogwoods! Since the Kousa is native to China & Japan, the seeds are called "monkeyseeds." Our (USA) native birds won't eat the seeds.

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