Cornelian cherry dogwood is a deciduous small tree or big shrub that grows slowly. Trees are upright while young, but as they grow older, they spread out into a broad arching shape. With a thick network of fine branches, the habit is oval-shaped to rounded. Leaves are opposite, simple, ovate, whole, 2 to 4 inches long and 2 12 inches broad, and are opposite, simple, ovate, and entire. The glossy dark green foliage become a deep plum crimson hue in the fall.
Botanical Name : Cornus mas
Common Name : Cornelian Cherry
Height : 15-25 ft
Spread : 12-18 ft
Germination Info : Seed requires 60-120 days warm stratification followed by 60-120 days cold stratification
Hardiness zone : 4-8
Average seed per ounce : Approx. 125