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Kousa Dogwood Cornus kousa

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Botanical Name:

Cornus kousa

Family:

Cornaceae

Genus:

Cornus

Species:

kousa

Common Name:

Kousa Dogwood

Seeds Per Pound:
6,720
Quantity:
17.3 lb
Avg Count Packet:
28
Germination:
98%
Germination Test Type:
 tree seed catalog cut
Purity:
98%
Height:
20-25 feet
Collection Locale:
Tennessee
Crop Year:
2013
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
 Tree Seeds 5
In Stock: 17.3 lb
Prices
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Sample Bulk Pricing
1 packet
$3.95
1 oz
$11.40
1 lb
$84.50
1 kg
$166.21
Growing Info:
Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours.
Stratification: cold stratify for 90 days.
Germination: sow seed 3/8" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed.
Other: fall sowing in mulched beds is prefered to artificial stratification.
In a Nutshell:
* The fruit can be eaten raw or cooked. Sweet and juicy, it is very nice in small quantities. Very seedy. The skin is rather tough and unpleasant, but the pulp is delicious with a custard-like texture, it is one of our favourite late summer fruits. The fruit is about 2cm in diameter. more...
* The Kousa Dogwood ( Cornus kousa or Benthamidia kousa ), also known as the Japanese Flowering Dogwood (Yamaboushi ( ????? ? ) ), is a small deciduous tree 8–12 m tall, native to eastern Asia . Like most dogwoods , it has opposite, simple leaves , which are 4–10 cm long. more...
* A beautiful small tree of horizontal, tiered habit; long-lasting creamy bracts appear a few weeks after those of C. florida, in conspicuous layers above the horizontal foliage; attractive fruits resembling raspberries in late summer. Prefers moist, acid, well-drained soils, in sun or partial shade. more...
* A stunning flowering tree or large shrub with good fall color. more...
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