Satomi Kousa Dogwood

Cornus kousa 'Satomi'


Kousa dogwoods are native to Japan, Korea and China. Small deciduous tree grows to 30' tall and wider than 30'. Autumn leaves turn a reddish purple. The fruit looks like large raspberries. The flowers are small, greenish yellow, and are surrounded by four large, pointed bracts. "Satomi" has bright pink bracts. Bark on older trees develops a camouflage-like appearance. Prefers moist, fertile, acidic, well-drained soil in full sun. A very useful four season tree.

Family: Cornaceae
Type: Ornamental
Origin: Asia
Season: Spring

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