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

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 25 ft (8 m)

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

Features: Glossy oval leaves turn bronze-crimson in autumn; green flowers with creamy white bracts; pink fruit

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

Zones: 5-8

Description: From Japan and Korea, this deciduous vase-shaped tree or bushy shrub is slow growing to a height of about 25 ft (8 m). The glossy wavy-edged leaves are oval, pointed and turn bronze-crimson in autumn. Profuse green flowers, which appear in summer, are sur

Growth Habit: Vase-shaped spreading habit


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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