General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Plant Height: 15 to 20 feet (4.5-6 m)
Plant Spread: 15 to 20 feet (4.5-6 m)
Leaves: Good fall color
Unusual foliage color
Fruit: Showy
Edible to birds
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Uses: Shade Tree
Edible Parts: Fruit
Eating Methods: Raw
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem

Common names
  • Chinese Dogwood
  • Dogwood
Botanical names
  • Accepted: Cornus kousa subsp. chinensis
  • Synonym: Cornus kousa var. chinensis

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