SelecTree: Tree Detail
Photo Locations: LSU Hilltop Arboretum - Baton Rouge, LA and Arnold Arboretum - Boston, MA.
Utility friendly tree.
Branches don't droop and resist breakage.
Native to the Great Plains and Midwestern United States.
Has Deciduous foliage.
Height: 15 - 25 feet.
Width: 10 - 15 feet.
Growth Rate: 24 or More Inches per Year.
Leaves Ovate, Green, Purple, Deciduous.
Flowers Showy. White. Flowers in Spring. Has perfect flowers (male and female parts in each flower).
White or Gray Drupe, Small (0.25 - 0.50 inches), fruiting in Summer Wildlife use it.
Bark Brown, Fissured.
Shading Capacity Rated as Dense to Very Dense in Leaf.
Shading Capacity Rated as Moderate out of Leaf.
Tree Site Conditions & Constraints
USDA Hardiness Zones 4 - 9.
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade.
Well Drained Soil.
Clay, Loam or Sand Texture.
Acidic to Alkaline Soil pH.
Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns
Root Damage Potential Rated as Low.
Wildlife use Fruit.
Special Uses & Values
Specimen, Buffer Strip or Container.
Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Cornus drummondii Tree Record." 1995-2018. Feb 20, 2018.
< https://selectree.calpoly.edu/tree-detail/cornus-drummondii >