Cornus alba

Cornus alba
Westonbirt Dogwood / Siberian Dogwood


Set 8 feet apart (3 feet for hedge use), in well-drained, slightly acid soil, enriched with organic matter. Provide full sun to part shade.


Keep plants well-watered. To preserve moisture and protect roots, mulch after planting. Protect against hard winds. Prune to 1 foot from the ground in spring to encourage well-colored new growth.


Zones 3-8