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

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 25 ft (8 m)

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

Features: Oval mid-green leaves turn reddish purple in autumn; yellow flowers on bare wood; kidney-shaped fruit

Uses: Woodland gardens Specimen tree Shade tree Winter silhouette

Zones: 5-8

Description: This sturdy, shrubby, deciduous native of southern Europe can grow to a tree-like height of 25 ft (8 m). It loves the sun, tolerates drought and exposure, and resists many garden pests and diseases. The short-stemmed leaves are oval, pointed, shiny, deepl

Growth Habit: Broad spreading habit


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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