SelecTree: Tree Detail
Cornus mas 'Variegata'
Photo Locations: The National Arboretum - Washington, DC
Utility friendly tree.
Branches droop but resist breakage.
Has Deciduous foliage.
Height: 15 - 25 feet.
Width: 12 - 18 feet.
Growth Rate: 12 to 36 Inches per Year.
Leaves Ovate, Variegated, Red or Purple or Bronze, 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
Resistant to Verticillium. 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.
Wildlife use Fruit.
Special Uses & Values
Specimen or Container.
Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Cornus mas 'Variegata' Tree Record." 1995-2020. Aug 14, 2020.
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