Cricket Hill Garden

Cornelian Cherry, 'Variegata'

$ 38

This tree will ship spring 2021 

Cornus mas 'Variegata'

This slow growing selection of cornelian cherry makes a spectacular addition to the landscape. Leaves are uniformly variegated with a white margin and gray green center. Best sited in partial shade to avoid burning to the foliage. Bears red fruit in late summer.

 

Size at maturity: 8-10' tall and and 6' wide.

Site Selection: Part shade. Adaptable to a range or soil types provided the planting location is well drained. Prefers a pH of around 6.5.

Cultivation: Self-fertile trees require little attention once established. Cornus mas can be trained as a small standard tree or as a multi-stemmed shrub. For a mature tree it is only necessary to prune out dead, broken or crossed branches.

Zone hardiness, Pests, & Diseases: Hardy to USDA zone 5-7. Pest and disease free. Birds and critters will compete with humans for the harvest.

Plant size: Grafted tree, 3' tall.

When we ship:
 Available for early spring 2021 shipping. 

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