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Cornus capitata

Classification

Order: Cornales
   Family: Cornaceae
            Genus: Cornus
                        Specie: Cornus capitata

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 30 ft (9 m)

Cultivation: Fertile, well-drained, neutral?acidic soil

Features: Oval gray-green leaves; tiny flowers surrounded by 4 lemon yellow bracts; hanging rose to apricot-pink fruit

Uses: Sheltered seaside gardens Specimen tree Flower display Fruit display

Zones: 8-9

Description: This bushy evergreen or semi-evergreen tree comes from China and the Himalayas and can grow to 30 ft (9 m) high. Its minute flowers, surrounded by 4 conspicuous, lemon yellow, sky-facing bracts, appear in late spring and early summer. The pendent rose and

Growth Habit: Bushy spreading habit

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