Cornus kousa – Weaver’s Weeping
*height & width at maturity
FORM: Shrubby small tree with weeping pendulous branches.
FOLIAGE: Dark green summer foliage becomes reddish purple in autumn.
FLOWERS AND FRUIT: White bracts appear on top of branches in spring. Showy, edible fruit attracts birds.
GROWTH RATE: Slow to moderate
DESCRIPTION: A picturesque canopy of arching or cascading branches decorated with a profusion of pure white flowers.
LANDSCAPE USES: Attracts birds and butterflies.
TOLERANCES: Prefers full sun to part shade in organically rich acidic, but well drained soils.
TREE CARE: Requires regular watering during hot summers. Prune to an outward bud while dormant. Mulch well for best results