Cornus kousa is a native of Korea and Japan, Kousa dogwood makes an excellent landscape tree and offers a long season of interest. Beginning in early summer, white bracts in sets of four (sometimes with pink tinges) surround tiny green flowers.
Beautiful white bracts in spring are followed by red fruits and good autumn color. It diseases resistant. His fruit attracts birds.
These are followed by reddish fruit that resembles raspberries and attracts birds. Autumn color is a deep reddish purple. This species is resistant to dogwood anthracnose and has good cold hardiness. This extraordinary and at the same time popular plant grows into a shrub or like here into a small tree, becomes up to 7 m high and 3 to 4 m wide.
The Corunus kousa has a creme white blossom, which unfolds from June for a period of up to 6 weeks and lasts long into August.
The foliage is egg-shaped in dark green and has a lovely autumn color.
Cornus kousa shows best in full sun or part shade, and fertile, moist but well-drained, sandy soil.
Size: 400 cm - 450 cm
Width: 200 cm - 300 cm
Height of trunk: 30 cm
Trunk circumference: 40 cm bis 45 cm
photo: unique specimen - absolute rarity