Kousa dogwoods have beautiful exfoliating bark with long lasting flowers !
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Kousa Dogwood grows 15 to 20 feet tall and has beautiful exfoliating bark,
long lasting flowers, good fall color, and attractive fruit. Branches grow
upright when the tree is young, but appear in horizontal layers on mature
trees. The crown eventually grows wider than it is tall on many specimens. It
would be difficult to use too many Kousa Dogwoods. The white, pointed
bracts are produced a month later than Flowering Dogwood and are
effective for about a month, sometimes longer. The red fruits are edible and
they look like a big round raspberry. Birds devour the fruit quickly. Fall color
varies from dull red to maroon.
A native of Korea and Japan, Kousa dogwood makes an excellent landscape
tree and offers a long season of interest. Beginning in early summer, white
bracts in sets of four (sometimes with pink tinges) surround tiny green
flowers. These are followed by reddish fruit that resembles raspberries and
attracts birds. Autumn color is a deep reddish purple.
Kousa dogwood is an excellent small specimen tree. Two outstanding characteristics are
the four-petaled, white flowers that appear above the foliage in June and reddish-purple fall
color. In the Midwest, this is a hardier substitute for the acid-loving flowering dogwood. The
shallow root system will benefit with a layer of mulch to maintain a cool root environment.
When looking for an attractive specimen tree for their landscaping design, many
homeowners go no further when they come upon the Kousa dogwood (Cornus kousa). Its
unique mottled peeling bark sets the stage for a wide branching canopy, thick branches of
bright green leaves and drifts of white flowers every spring.
If you’re looking for a perfectly shaped tree with year-round interest, try planting a Kousa
dogwood in your yard! Also called Japanese or Chinese dogwood, these Asian cousins of the
familiar native flowering dogwood offer a unique look, and they’re resistant to many of the
diseases that frequently plague flowering dogwoods.
From the drifts of flowers in the spring to the abundant bright red berries late in the summer, Kousa
dogwood trees are an ever-changing, attractive addition to almost any landscaping design.