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Name                           Gray Dogwood

Scientific  Name           Cornus racemosa

Wildlife Value                 High   

Average height             8

Origin                            Native

Shade Tolerance           Tolerant

Drought Tolerance         Fair

Growth Rate                  Moderate

Fruit                               White berry

Special Characteristics   has red pedicels in late summer

Seedling Size                 12”-18”


General Description: Adapts well to sun or moderately shaded locations. It has creamy white flowers in the spring followed by white inedible berries in the summer. It tends to sucker if in open areas. It can be pruned into a small tree with the taller grown plants. Has a deep maroon color in the fall.


Pests: Frequently infested with leaf spot.


Uses: In naturalistic plantings.



Gray Dogwood (bundle of 25)

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