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Japanese Cornel Dogwood - Cornus officinalis (latin)

Areas of origin: Japan, Korea.
Adult dimensions: Height up to 5m (16.4'), width up to 3 m (9.8').
Foliage: Deciduous, red orange in autumn.
Type of soil: All.
Hardiness: Hardy, tolerant to -25°C.
Exposure: Semi-shade to full sun.


Properties and uses:
This beautiful shrub lights up the garden in February. The abundant perfumed flowers are followed by red fruits that are edible. The bark on older shrubs exfoliates leaving the appearance of beautiful shades of brown and orange. This shrub is equally good planted alone or within hedges or flowerbeds. Bonsai enthusiasts use this variety to work on.

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