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Cornus officinalis: Japanese Cornel Dogwood Seeds

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Cornus officinalis: Japanese Cornel Dogwood Seeds

Zones: 5 to 8
Mature Height: 24 feet
Mature Spread: 20 feet

The Japanese Cornel Dogwood resembles Cornus mas, but its exfoliating bark is more colorful with rich grays, browns and oranges. Rounded in shape with low branches. It has red fruit and yellow flowers. Early spring flower display is impressive. Ideal for landscaping smaller areas.

When choosing a location, keep in mind that the Japanese Cornel Dogwood has a moderate growth rate. It grows up to 24 feet in height and 20 feet in spread. It can be planted in zones 5 to 8. Prefers full sun to partial shade and tolerates a range of soil types.

How To Start These Seeds:
Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours
Stratification: Warm stratify for 180 days, cold stratify for 90 days
Germination: sow seed 3/8 inch deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed
Other: Natural fall sowing in mulched beds

Seed Count Per Packet:
This packet contains 25 hand-sorted, high-quality seeds.

If refrigerated upon receipt, these seeds can be stored for up to a year before you decide to use them.