Cornus florida ‘Cherokee Princess’ Cornus

Cornus

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

Attributes

  • Do not prune
  • Leaf colour: Green
  • Flowering month: May
  • Growth rate: Slow
  • S Size: Small
  • Autumn colour

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