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Nursery for the Earth

Cornus alternifolia (Fr: cornouiller à feuilles alternes | En: Pagoda dogwood )

Regular price $25.00 CAD
Regular price Sale price $25.00 CAD


This dogwood can grow to become showy small tree. It has an appearance of  having distinct "levels" of branches which is quite unique. They also have large showy white flowers and later blue berries. Even the leaves are interesting with their bunched alternate arrangement with bronze colouring in spring. Truly this is one of the most attractive small trees in our region.

Habitat: Deciduous Forests

Height: 4-7 meters

Flowering: May to June

Sun requirements: Part shade

Moisture requirements: moderate to moist

Soil requirements: usually alkaline