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VARIEGATA CORNELIAN-CHERRY
Cornus mas 'Variegata'

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Photo Locations: The National Arboretum - Washington, DC

General Notes

Utility Friendly Tree Utility friendly tree.

Branches droop but resist breakage.

Family: Cornaceae

Tree Characteristics

Rounded Shape.

Has Deciduous foliage.

Height: 15 - 25 feet.

Width: 12 - 18 feet.

Growth Rate: 12 to 36 Inches per Year.

Leaves Ovate, Variegated, Red, Deciduous.

Flowers Showy. Yellow. Flowers in Spring or Winter. Has perfect flowers (male and female parts in each flower).

Red Drupe, Medium (0.50 - 1.50 inches), fruiting in Summer or Fall Edible and Wildlife use it.

Bark Brown, Exfoliating.

Shading Capacity Rated as Moderate to Moderately Dense in Leaf.

Shading Capacity Rated as out of Leaf.

Tree Site Conditions & Constraints

Sunset Zones 1 - 6.

USDA Hardiness Zones 5 - 8.

Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade.

Well Drained Soil.

Clay, Loam or Sand Texture.

Acidic Soil pH.

Pests & Disease Information

Susceptible to Borer, Midge Insect, Leaf Miner, Scales and Aphids, Canker, Leaf Blight, Leaf Spot, Powdery Mildew and Scorch.

Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns

Root Damage Potential Rated as Low.

Attracts Birds.

Wildlife use Fruit.

Special Uses & Values

Specimen or Container.

Hedged.

Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Cornus mas 'Variegata' Tree Record." 1995-2017. Dec 11, 2017.
< http://selectree.calpoly.edu/tree-detail/cornus-mas-variegata >

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