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Cornus alba 'Kesselring'

Kesselring Dogwood

Dogwood

Comments

A very hardy shrub dogwood, prized for its darker red stems which contrast wonderfully against the winter snow; compact habit of growth; creamy white blooms in spring are striking against the dark purple emerging foliage

Description

A very hardy shrub dogwood, prized for its darker red stems which contrast wonderfully against the winter snow; compact habit of growth; creamy white blooms in spring are striking against the dark purple emerging foliage

Landscape Attributes

Kesselring Dogwood is a multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with a more or less rounded form. Its average texture blends into the landscape, but can be balanced by one or two finer or coarser trees or shrubs for an effective composition.

This is a relatively low maintenance shrub, and can be pruned at anytime. It has no significant negative characteristics.

Kesselring Dogwood is recommended for the following landscape applications;

Mass Planting;Hedges/Screening;General Garden Use

Planting & Growing

Kesselring Dogwood will grow to be about 6 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 6 feet. It tends to fill out right to the ground and therefore doesn't necessarily require facer plants in front, and is suitable for planting under power lines. It grows at a fast rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 20 years.

Light Requirement:

partial shade

full sun

Moisture:

dry to wet

Cold Hardy to Zone:

2a

Height(inches):

Spread:

Soil pH:

Soil Type:

6 feet

6 feet

Deer Resistant:

false

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