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

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 25 ft (8 m)

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

Features: Dark green leaves, paler beneath, turn orange, red, yellow and purple in autumn; white to pink flowers; clusters of red berries

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

Zones: 5-8

Description: Native to northeastern USA, this highly ornamental spreading tree is slow growing but may eventually reach 30 ft (9 m). Its slightly twisted leaves are oval, pointed, dark green with paler undersides, and turn to flamboyant shades of orange, red, yellow a

Growth Habit: Spreading habit

Comments: Cultivars available

Growth: Perennial, multi-stemmed woody plant that is usually less than 4 to 5 meters (13 to 16 feet) in height. Shrubs typically have several stems arising from or near the ground, but may be taller than 5 meters or single-stemmed under certain environmental cond

Growth: Perennial, woody plant with a single stem (trunk), normally greater than 4 to 5 meters (13 to 16 feet) in height; under certain environmental conditions, some tree species may develop a multi-stemmed or short growth form (less than 4 meters or 13 feet in

Duration: Perennial

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