Dogwood Cornus Kousa Blooming

Cornus Kousa Chinese Dogwood

Cornus kousa

This species from China and Japan is much like our native dogwood, but the floral bracts are pointed and produce several weeks later in the season. Tree develops interesting bark as it grows and the showy fruits are edible. Leaves have good fall color. Kousa has few pest problems. It is highly resistant to dogwood borer and dogwood anthracnose that has been plaguing flowering dogwoods in recent years. Zones 6-8.

Plant Characteristics
Pest ResistanceExcellent
Disease ResistanceExcellent
Drought ToleranceVery Good
Heat ToleranceGood
Humidity ToleranceExcellent
Sun ToleranceVery Good
Wet Soil TolerancePoor
Shade ToleranceFair
No SprayExcellent
Salt TolerancePoor
Fresh for KidsFair
Deer ResistanceFair
Plant TypeTree
Soil TypeAdaptable
Edible TypeFruit
Self FertileYes
This information is accurate to the best of our knowledge, comments/opinions are always welcome
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