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Kousa Dogwood

Kousa Dogwood

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Hardy from zones five to eight, the Kousa Dogwood tree is a popular option for providing visual interest in any exterior space. The hardiness zones of the tree make it easy for many homeowners to enjoy with little care and maintenance needed, apart from regular watering. The canopy of this species makes it easy to create a beautiful exterior space because of the intertwined branches of its wide canopy.

Kousa Dogwood Tree Is Hardy in most areas

They require watering to give the foliage the deep colors that make it popular. The deep green leaves and attractive bark make this a popular tree that grows at a slow to medium rate to make pruning an easy task. The tree is a popular choice in areas where winters can be harsh, including New York State, where it has become naturalized.

Kousa Dogwood Tree Has Beautiful Foliage

The deep green foliage of the tree is the reason for its popularity. In the Spring, the feel green foliage is the main attraction, followed by a beautiful late-Spring array. In the Spring, between May and June, an array of star-shaped white flowers sitting above the green leaves. The leaves and flowers of the tree fall to the ground in the Fall to leave a clear view of the beautiful bark.

Kousa Dogwood Tree Has Interesting Bark

As the leaves of the tree fall, a view of the impressive bark is captured. The bark has been described as having an appearance similar to that of a jigsaw puzzle during the Fall. Many owners of these trees choose to prune the branches in the Fall to gain a better view of the bark. Another reason for pruning the branches is to promote new growth in Spring. In Fall, the leaves of the tree transition to deep purple and red colors.

Slow Growth

One of the reasons why it has become so popular is the slow rate of growth it enjoys. In perfect conditions, the tree will grow at a rate of between 12 and 24 inches per year. Slow growth rates make the tree a good choice for areas with power lines and those who want to keep their exterior space under control. By the time the tree reaches maturity, it reaches around 25 feet in height and width to create a canopy ball.

Native to Asia

The Kousa Dogwood is native to some parts of Asia, including Korea, China, and Japan. The tree was brought to the U.S. in the mid-1870s and has become popular along the East Coast. The fruits of the tree have become popular for squirrels and birds throughout the U.S.

Customer Reviews

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Joyce Smith
Kousa Dogwood Tree

I purchased two of these, and both of them were in excellent shape when they were sent to me. I didn't waste any time and planted them right away the year before, and both of the trees are thriving now.

Thanks for the 5 stars Joyce, your review is a great way to let us know we’re on track for making our customers smile! We appreciate you taking the time to give your feedback and look forward to serving you again in the future.