White Flowering Dogwood, Flowering Dogwood, Older Bark Has Alligator Hide Appearance That Is Very Attractive In Winter Landscape - Cornus florida Northern TREE Seeds - Zones 5+, Tree Seeds from Flora Power by Red Pine, Inc.

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Manufacturer Description

* Flowering dogwood is a small deciduous tree growing to 10 m (33 ft) high, often wider than it is tall when mature. * Fruits are an important food source for dozens of species of birds , which then distribute the seeds. * The fruits are known to be used as a bitter digestive tonic. * The peeled twigs are used as toothbrushes, they are good for whitening the teeth. * The most familiar of the dogwoods; a small tree with low branches that tend to form horizontal tiers. * It has very striking white flower-like bracts that open in April and May before leaves emerge; shiny red fruit that ripens in late September and October. Comments: The most familiar of the dogwoods; a small tree with low branches that tend to form horizontal tiers. It has very striking white flower-like bracts that open in April and May before leaves emerge; shiny red fruit that ripens in late September and October. Older bark has an alligator hide appearance that is attractive in the winter landscape. Growing Info: Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours. Stratification: cold stratify for 120 days. Germination: sow seed 3/8" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed. Other: fall sowing in mulched beds is preferred to artificial stratification.

Product Features

White Flowering Dogwood, Cornus florida, Tree Seeds (Showy Flowers, Fall Color) Showy Flowers, Showy Fruits, Fall Color, Attracts Birds and Butterflies, Shade Tree Zone: 5 to 9 Growth Rate: Medium Plant Type: Small Flowering Deciduous Tree Family: Cornaceae Native Range: Eastern North America Height: 15 to 30 feet Spread: 15 to 30 feet The state tree of Virginia, Flowering Dogwood grows 20 to 30 feet tall and spreads 20 to 25 feet.

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