Silky Dogwood, cornus amomum

Silky Dogwood, cornus amomum
Item# DA-silkydogwood
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Product Description

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The Silky Dogwood is a broad-leaf shrub that can be found in shrub wetlands, moist woods, streams and pond banks. It produces a yellowish white flower from May to July. The Silky Dogwood has a fast growth rate, typically 2 feet a year and it transplants well. It is native to Ohio. It has a multistemmed growth habit. The Silky Dogwood's vigorous growth rate is optimized in moist to wet sites, but also will adapt well to dry soil conditions in fields and fence rows as well. It has colorfull summer fruits that offer its best ornamental and wildlife assets. In the winter its thin twigs turn a reddish to purple hue to the landscape. This shrub and be pruned and shaped also and the cuttings can be used to start additional plants. The Silky Dogwood can reach 6-12 feet in height. It can reach widths of 10 feet and suckering may add to it's width over time.. It's cold hardy to zone 4.

Recommended Planting Instructions:

Scarification: Soak in water for 48 hours, change water each day. Stratification: Cold stratify for 120 days. Germination: Sow seed 1/8" deep, tamp soil, and mulch seed bed. Other: Fall sowing in mulched seedbed is prefered to artificial stratification