Red Twig Dogwood

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Hardy Zones 3-9, Mature Height 12', Mature Width 8', Bloom Season- Spring, Status- Beginner
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Red Twig Dogwood Description

Red Twig Dogwood, Cornus Sericea is a Berry Producing Deciduous Shrub

The twigs used for beautiful wreaths and other crafts are comforting and stunning. It bears blossoms in the Spring and berries from Summer to Fall. The deciduous shrub's leaves are gray and green with white edges, and the leaves grow in clusters. After the leaves grow, the shrub will produce white berries. The bush's hardy planting zone is 3-8. To maintain the soil's moisture and initiate weed control, you should spread two to three inches of mulch across the planting area. However, the mulch should place about five to six inches away from the plant, allowing the shrub to maintain a level of water.

Red Twig Dogwood, Cornus Sericea is Used for Beautiful Wreaths and Other Crafts

The shrub can grow to 6-8 feet tall and 6-8 feet wide and looks excellent when landscaped in a group. It has a moderate growth rate. It also stands well and can act as a privacy screen. Gone is the need for fences. If planted in full sun, the bark will remain super bright; The more sun the shrub is exposed to, the more brilliant the shrub's colors. To care for this shrub, merely prune about 1/3 of its branches every three years in late Winter; This will encourage new growth. If the bush becomes too overgrown, the branches can be cut back to around 9 inches above the ground, renewing the plant quickly. This Dogwood ships bare root and ships during dormancy.

Red Twig Dogwood, Cornus Sericea is For Sale at TN Wholesale Nursery with Low Prices and Fast Shipping

Cornus sericea is commonly known as red osier dogwood or red twig dogwood. These flowering plants from the family Cornaceae are native to North America. These beautiful plants are well known for their beautiful variegated leaves and their season of interest. Red twig dogwood is widely found in riverbanks, streams, lakes, and ponds.

This dogwood is a deciduous and tall shrubby tree that can grow to 5 - 13 feet at maturity. They have a dense root system which is the main reason for their impressive drought-tolerant nature. These plants are beautiful plants showing various colors in their barks. In summer and Spring, the stems are luminous green and become bright red during Autumn. 

The leaves of these dogwoods are 2 - 4 inches long simple, and smooth with margins in shape. The apparent side of the leaves is dark green in color and hairy, whereas the lower sides are pale. The leaves are also variegated like plant's barks. In Spring, the leaves give fresh, green, and natural vibes, when with the arrival of fall, the leaves turn reddish and then purple, proving to be a colorful plant.

It is a beautiful and warm plant with clusters of creamy white, fragrant small flowers. These beautiful flowers bloom in Spring, and berries ripen from green to white by fall. These white berries are pea-sized and can be eaten as a fruit and dried fruit in Winter.

This plant can grow in full sun to part shade and are susceptible to soil conditions like muddy grounds, standing water, and even tricky spots. The plant can comfortably grow in almost every land in nature, but they show adequate progress in rich, fertile, moist soil. It thrives in areas with a pH range of 5.5 to 6.6, slightly acidic to normal.

It is relatively minimal in cost and maintenance, as they require water only once a week. While early Spring, late Winters, and their dormant period are the most favorable times to prune it in any shape, you desire. The luminous colors of the barks and flowers attract small birds, butterflies, and bees responsible for pollination.

It is pretty easy to plant these dogwood trees because you can plant them in small or large spaces. These plants are highly recommended for controlling soil erosion. They quickly start to grow after planting, vegetative propagation, or pollination. This dogwood is the best selection for any landscape or home garden as it will bloom and perfume your garden with white fragrant flowers and variegated barks.

You should buy Red twig dogwood plants and grow them in your garden to beautify them. They can work as space fillers and provide spectacular color to your winter garden and flowery boundary to your property. The best opportunity to order this plant is because we have Red twig dogwood for sale with fast and safe shipping. 

 

Height at maturity: 5-13 feet

Zone: 3-8

Sun exposure: Full sun to partial shade

Ship as: Bare-root

 

 

Reviews (2)

  • 5
    Healthy

    Posted by Carlos Nunez on Mar 15, 2018

    So different! I love it!

  • 5
    Healthy

    Posted by Carlos Nunez on Mar 15, 2018

    So different! I love it!

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We dig fresh our plants and ship immediately. We ship US Mail, Priority shipping. You will receive a tracking number once your plants ship. All plants will be fine in their packages for up to 3 days after receiving.

How We Protect Your Plants For Transit

We sell only bare root plants. We dip the roots in tera-sorb silicone gel to retain ample moisture for transit and surround with plastic. This is superior protection for plants in transit for up to 12 days.

Upon Receipt Of Your Plants

Open your plants and inspect the same day received. We offer 3 days to report any problems with your order. Bare root plants need to be planted within 2-3 days of receiving unless weather-related problems prohibit planting. Store in a cool place and keep roots moist and covered with plastic until they can be planted. Water for the first week daily after planting.

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