General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Leaves: Good fall color
Unusual foliage color
Fruit: Showy
Edible to birds
Fruiting Time: Fall
Flowers: Showy
Blooms on old wood
Flower Time: Spring
Suitable Locations: Patio/Ornamental/Small Tree
Uses: Flowering Tree
Edible Parts: Fruit
Dynamic Accumulator: P (Phosphorus)
K (Potassium)
Ca (Calcium)
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Pollinators: Various insects
Miscellaneous: Patent/Plant Breeders' Rights: USPP 10,166 (Expired)
Goes Dormant

Trade name information:
Trade Name: Cherokee Brave™
Cultivar name: 'Comco No. 1'
Common names
  • Eastern Dogwood
  • Red Flowering Dogwood
  • Flowering Dogwood
  • Dogwood

Plant Events from our members
dnrevel On June 5, 2021 Plant Ended (Removed, Died, Discarded, etc)
Replaced with dahlias & hibiscus shrub.
dnrevel On March 11, 2021 Transplanted
Moved to the southeastern new front yard garden. Used better draining soil.
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