Cornus florida 'Rubra'
- One of our Most Popular Flowering Trees
- Attractive Pink Flowers with White Accents
- Red Fall Foliage
- 4 Season Tree
- Low-Branching Tree
- Grows to 25', 25' spread
- zones 5-9
- Can't Ship To: AK, AZ, HI
Zones 5 - 9
The Pink Dogwood can be expected to grow in the zones shown in color in the arborday.org zone map.VIEW MAP
The Pink Dogwood falls into the following type(s): Flowering Trees, Ornamental Trees
The Pink Dogwood grows to be 25' feet in height.
The Pink Dogwood has a spread of about 25' at full maturity.
This tree grows at a medium growth rate. [More about this.]
This dogwood does well in full sun, partial shade.
The Pink Dogwood grows in acidic, loamy, moist, rich, sandy, well drained, clay soils.
This dogwood has rounded shape.
This is a good tree for planting near utility lines, next to buildings, or near patios. It is also an excellent contrast tree for larger evergreen backgrounds. The fruit is a favorite of songbirds.
The Pink Dogwood is an important source of food for many small birds and mammals including robins, cardinals, and waxwings. Fruits persist through winter.
A variety of the flowering Dogwood, this tree was first noticed and recorded by plant hunter Marc Catesby in 1731. The tree was soon cultivated and remains highly popular today.
Moist, well-drained soil
The leaves of this tree are opposite, oval or ovate, 3-6" long, dark green.
This tree produces glossy, red fruit eaten by birds when ripened in the fall.
Biscuit-shaped flowers grace this low-branching tree. Berries are glossy, red and attractive to birds. In winter, gray stems and checkered bark contrast with snow. Prefers partial shade; acid, moist, well-drained soil. Grows to 25', 25' spread. (zones 5-9)
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Each tree is guaranteed to grow, or we'll replace it at one half the original price, plus shipping and handling.
The benefits of bare-root trees
Our trees are delivered with natural bare roots which have been dipped in hydrating gel prior to shipment to keep the roots moist and healthy. As their abundant, fibrous roots aren't confined by a container, bare-root trees get off to a more vigorous start compared to containerized roots which typically need more time to adjust to transplanting. Bare-root trees typically surpass the size of larger containerized trees in only a few years.