Oriental Dogwood (Cornus kousa 'Summer Gold') in the Dogwoods Database

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 12 to 15 feet
Plant Spread: 12 to 15 feet
Leaves: Good fall color
Unusual foliage color
Deciduous
Variegated
Fruit: Showy
Edible to birds
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Suitable Locations: Street Tree
Uses: Shade Tree
Edible Parts: Fruit
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Birds
Butterflies
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Pollinators: Various insects
Miscellaneous: Patent/Plant Breeders' Rights: PP22,765 (2012)

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