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, 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." 1995-2018. Dec 18, 2018.
< https://selectree.calpoly.edu/tree-detail/cornus-walteri >