Dogwood trees, like other trees and shrubs, vary massively in price according to the size of the specimen you are buying. The more time, work, and energy that has gone into growing a plant, means the more it is going to cost to purchase.
Japanese Dogwood is a type of ornamental, flowering tree, that also goes by the name of Kousa Dogwood and Chinese Dogwood. It is known for its ability to flower in abundance, with blooms which are actually made from leaf bracts rather than petals.
The leaves of the Dogwood tree are loved for the dense canopy of shade they provide throughout summer, and the spectacular display of color they put on throughout fall.
In their native habitats or in ideal conditions, dogwoods are able to live for as long as 125 years. When conditions are not ideal, you can expect a dogwood tree to decline after just a few decades.
Dogwood trees are deciduous, flowering trees that add interest to the landscape throughout the year. They are favored among gardeners for their decorative qualities and the fact that they are very easy to care for.
The Pink Dogwood tree is widely regarded as one of the most decorative types of deciduous trees amongst gardeners, thanks to its continual interest throughout all four seasons. Here we explore the best ways to care for a Pink Dogwood tree, along with other varieties of Pink Dogwood.
Dogwood trees belong to the Cornaceae family, which comprises a wide range of dogwood shrubs and trees. Dogwood trees are a type of flowering tree, though the species and variety of the dogwood tree will determine the time of year which is expected to bloom, as well as how long it will remain in bloom for. Here we look at the blooming time of dogwood trees according to type.
Dogwood trees (Cornus sp.) and cherry trees (Prunus sp.) are similar in the way that they are both flowering deciduous trees, and they both produce white and pink blooms.
There are a number of dogwood trees that produce pink flowers, adding a bold color to the tree which contrasts beautifully against the green foliage. If you’re looking for a pink flowering dogwood tree, consider one of these varieties.
To boost the available nutrients in the soil, frequent applications of fertilizer at the appropriate times will keep the tree in its best health. Dogwoods have high nutrient needs, so knowing which fertilizer to use and when to use it can be pivotal in the successful growth of your tree.
You shouldn’t need to prune a dogwood tree (Cornus sp.) to maintain its shape and size since this plant has a natural growth habit that holds a neat and tidy shape. However, there are some instances where pruning a dogwood tree will be beneficial to its health and to your enjoyment of the tree.
Here we look at the diseases which most commonly affect dogwood trees, how you can identify them, and what you can do to save your dogwood tree.