The dogwood tree, one of the most popular trees in the country, offers an unmatched four-season display of beauty. The main attraction is the appearance of the showy white blooms that herald the arrival of spring. Unfussy in its care requirements, the dogwood readily thrives in the home landscape and grows quickly. foliage turns a vibrant red-purple in fall, and glossy red fruits attract birds.
Size: 10 to 25 feet tall with a trunk diameter of 6 to 12 inches.
Exposure: Prefers partial shade, but can tolerate full sun when well-watered.
Bloom time: Mid-March through May.
Growth rate: Dogwood trees grow quickly, with a fast rate of over a foot a year. A tree planted this year will reach full-size in about a decade.
Flower color: White
Foliage: Like other deciduous trees, the leaves of a dogwood are green during summer and change to an attractive reddish-purple during the fall before dropping to the ground.
Form: Rounded with horizontal branching.
Note: The plant is shipped in its pot, firmly secured with several layers of clear tape, thereby avoiding any shuffling and moving during transit. The plant reaches you with minimal damage very safe and secure. We have been shipping plants like this for several years. Plants are sometimes shipped in smaller pots for safety and ease of shipping. Most plants go dormant in fall and winter and will lose most of their leaves, looking dead and dry, is very normal. They will flush out in spring.
We cannot send ship some plants and some sizes to California due to restrictions placed by California Department of Agriculture.