Cornus mas
CORNELIAN CHERRY
Cornaceae

 
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Plant type: deciduous tree

Hardiness zones: 5-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to warm low sun

Soil Moisture: constantly moist

Soil: enriched soil, clay, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: heavy frost
6m
Plant habit
 
6m

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Flowers: yellow

Flowering Time: late winter

Leaves: mid green; red-purple in autumn

Ornamental Fruit: red

Bark & Stems: brown peeling bark

Edibility: edible fruit
 
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Cornus mas
CORNELIAN CHERRY
Cornaceae

 

  Plant type: deciduous tree

Hardiness zones: 5-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to warm low sun

Soil Moisture: constantly moist

Soil: enriched soil, clay, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: heavy frost
6m
Plant habit
 
6m

FEATURES

Flowers: yellow

Flowering Time: late winter

Leaves: mid green; red-purple in autumn

Ornamental Fruit: red

Bark & Stems: brown peeling bark

Edibility: edible fruit


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits mediterranean, oriental, formal & cottage designs

Uses: informal screen, shade tree

Growth rate: average

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average






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