SelecTree: Tree Detail
Photo Locations: Arnold Arboretum - Boston, MA and Hoyt Arboretum - Portland, OR
Branches don't droop and resist breakage.
Native to Korea.
Has Deciduous foliage.
Height: 30 - 40 feet.
Width: 30 - 40 feet.
Growth Rate: 24 or More Inches per Year.
Leaves Ovate, Green, Red or Purple or Bronze, Deciduous.
Flowers Showy. White. Flowers in Spring. Has perfect flowers (male and female parts in each flower).
Black Drupe, Small (0.25 - 0.50 inches), fruiting in Summer Wildlife use it.
Bark Gray Brown, Fissured.
Shading Capacity Rated as Moderate to Moderately Dense in Leaf.
Shading Capacity Rated as out of Leaf.
Tree Site Conditions & Constraints
USDA Hardiness Zones 6 - 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 Leaf Spot, Twig Blight and Canker.
Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns
Root Damage Potential Rated as Low.
Attracts Birds and Mammals.
Wildlife use Fruit.
Special Uses & Values
Shade Tree or Street Tree.
Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Cornus walteri Tree Record." 1995-2020. Aug 14, 2020.
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