Giant Dogwood Cornus controversa - Swida controversa

Detailed Listing For
Botanical Name:

Cornus controversa

Family:

Cornaceae

Genus:

Cornus

Species:

controversa

Common Name:

Giant Dogwood

Seeds Per Pound:
8,697
Quantity:
5.27 lb
Average Viable Seeds/Packet:
16
Germination:
83%
Germination Test Type:
cut
Purity:
99%
Height:
10-40 feet
Collection Locale:
China
Crop Year:
2017
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
5
In Stock: 5.27 lb
Prices
Items are priced on a curve, you can buy any 'bulk quantity' up to what we have in stock, some examples are:
1 packet
4.95
10 g
11.50
1 oz
14.95
1 lb
59.50
1 kg
118.00
Growing Info, follow in order:
Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours.
Stratification: warm stratify for 120 days, cold stratify for 90 days.
Germination: Sow seed 1/4 inch deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed.
In a Nutshell:
* Cornus controversa (wedding cake tree), syn. Swida controversa, is a species of flowering plant in the genus Cornus of the dogwood family Cornaceae, native to China, the Himalayas and Japan. It is a deciduous tree growing to 50 ft (15 m), with multiple tiered branches. Flat panicles of white flowers appear in summer, followed by globose black fruit. The leaves turn a rich red-purple in autumn. It is cultivated in gardens and parks in temperate regions. more...
* A gorgeous tree with horizontal branches creating a tiered effect, accentuated by the masses of small near-white flowers on every branch; fruit a blue-black berry;shiny leaves turn red in fall; resistant to anthracnose; native to China and Japan.
* The leaves are used in folk remedies to relieve pain and reduce swelling. more...
* The fruit provides an oil used in the lubricating and soap industry. more...