White Flowering Dogwood, Flowering Dogwood Cornus florida Southern

Detailed Listing For
Botanical Name:

Cornus florida Southern

Family:

Cornaceae

Genus:

Cornus

Species:

florida

Location:

Southern

Common Name:

White Flowering Dogwood, Flowering Dogwood

Seeds Per Pound:
4,266
Quantity:
18.06 lb
Average Viable Seeds/Packet:
18
Germination:
98%
Germination Test Type:
cut
Purity:
95%
Height:
30 feet
Collection Locale:
Tennessee
Crop Year:
2019
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
5
In Stock: 18.06 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
6.95
1 oz
15.98
1 lb
59.50
1 kg
124.33
10 lb
535.50
Growing Info, follow in order:
Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours.
Stratification: cold stratify for 120 days.
Germination: Sow seed 1/4 inch deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed.
Other: fall sowing in mulched beds is prefered to artificial stratification.
In a Nutshell:
* Flowering dogwood is a small deciduous tree growing to 10 m (33 ft) high, often wider than it is tall when mature.
* Fruits are an important food source for dozens of species of birds , which then distribute the seeds. more...
* The fruits are used as a bitter digestive tonic.
* The peeled twigs are used as toothbrushes, they are good for whitening the teeth. more...
* The most familiar of the dogwoods; a small tree with low branches that tend to form horizontal tiers.
* It has very striking white flower-like bracts that open in April and May before leaves emerge; shiny red fruit that ripens in late September and October.
* Older bark has an alligator hide appearance that is attractive in the winter landscape. more...