Flowering Dogwood Tree (Cornus)
Other Names - Dogwood.
Native to Eastern USA & Canada.
Perennial (deciduous).
Hardiness (see References, below - Zones 5-8.
Late Winter, Spring, Summer.
30ft (approx. up to 10m).
Semi-shade, rich moist, acid soils.
By seeds, softwood cuttings (take late Spring or early Summer), by grafting in sheltered (greenhouse) conditions, in Winter.
Highly decorative tree with either ivory or pale pink blooms.
Wood of this tree is very hard. In the past, it was often used to make tools, such as fork teeth, golf club heads or butchers blocks. etc.
Dogwoods' extracts were also used in medicinal remedies such as tonics for tension headaches, indigestion, diarrhea or vomiting.
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