Gray Dogwood (Cornus racemosa)

Gray Dogwood (Cornus racemosa)

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  • Gray Dogwood (Cornus racemosa)
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6-12" $4.75$2.87$1.10$0.67$0.58
1-2' $6.10$4.31$1.26$1.06$0.94
2-3' $7.47$5.72$2.58$1.66$1.66
3-4' $8.85$6.72$4.48$4.48$4.48
4-5' Item is out of stock

Details

Latin: Cornus racemosa

Zones: 3-8

Other common names: western dogwood, gray stemmed dogwood, panicled dogwood

Mature Height/spread: 10-15 ft. high/ 10-15 ft. spread. Slow growth rate (less than 12" per year).

Soil / Climate:  Gray Dogwood is tolerant of both moist and dry sites.  Prefers partial shade. Ranges from Maine to Manitoba.

Notes: Leaves are narrow to oval, 1 to 5 inches long.  Autumn color is dull red.  Fruit is white 1/4 inch berries on red stalks, and persists until early winter.

Wildlife: The fruit and buds are a favorite food of the ruffed grouse, turkey, and bobwhite.  Pheasant, woodcock, and many other birds will use dogwood for food and cover.
 
Cold Stream Farm supplies Gray Dogwood shrubs which are grown as bare root seedlings and transplants and sold both wholesale and retail with no minimum order.
 
Additional information on Cornus racemosa can be found on the link: USDA / NRCS PLANTS Database.
 
 
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