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CORNUS kousa
Common Name: Dogwood, Kousa

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Plant Type: Trees
Zone: 5 Foliage: Dark Green
Height: 20-30' Fall Foliage: Red/Purple
Width / Spread: 20-30' Flower: White
Habit: Broad Flower Season: Early Summer
Sun Requirements: Partial Fruit: Red
Uses: Specimen
Winter Interest
Tolerance: Disease Resistant
Attracts Wildlife
Deer Resistant

Vase-shaped when young, becoming rounded with horizontal branching at maturity. Large, pointed flower bracts in June, persist up to 6 weeks. Bright orange to red fruit is very effective in fall. Bark exfoliates in irregular plates exposing multiple shades of grey and brown, becoming more and more impressive with age. Leaves will wilt in hot sun, does best with filtered afternoon sunlight.

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