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Cornus controversa

Classification

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

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 60 ft (18 m)

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

Features: Glossy green leaves turn red and purple in autumn; white flowers; round blue-black fruit

Uses: Woodland gardens Specimen tree Autumn color Shade tree Winter silhouette

Zones: 5-8

Description: A native of Japan and China, this large, rounded, deciduous tree grows to about 60 ft (18 m) high in its native habitat but usually less in cultivation. Its horizontal spreading branches are carried in well-separated tiers on which the white, upturned, fl

Growth Habit: Rounded habit with horizontal spreading branches

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