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Cornus flo Cherokee Princess

Cornus florida 'Cherokee Princess'


Description: 'Cherokee Princess' has a forest green foliage that emerges burgundy in spring, then turns outstanding brick red in the autumn. Attractive strawberry-like fruits follow the flower bracts which are very popular with birds and animals, making this a good choice if you want to encourage wildlife into your garden.

History: Originally introduced as Cornus florida Sno-White in 1960.

Cornus Growing Tips: Thrives in fertile, humus-rich, neutral to acid soil. Unsuitable for shallow, chalky soils.

Height and Spread (after 10 years): 4m x 4m

General attributes

Text Green Foliage
Text Bushy

Ornamental attributes

Small tree size after 10 years Small tree size after 10 years
Slow growth rate Slow growth rate
Autumn colour Autumn colour
Flowering month - May Flowering month - May
Clay tolerant Clay tolerant
Shade tolerant Shade tolerant
Don't prune Don't prune