(CORNUS) Cornelian Cherry Dogwood

(CORNUS) Cornelian Cherry Dogwood


'Golden Glory' typically grows 15-20' (infrequently to 25') tall, and is somewhat more erect in appearance and more vigorous than the species. Can be trained as a small tree by removal of suckers and lower branches. It typically flowers more abundantly than the species.


Easily grown in average, medium, well-drained soil in full sun to part shade. Prefers moist, organically rich soils. 


    7' Height, Multi-stem, Balled and Burlap

    Zone: 4 to 8

    Height: 15.00 to 20.00 feet

    Spread: 15.00 to 20.00 feet

    Bloom Time: March

    Bloom Description: Yellow

    Sun: Full sun to part shade

    Water: Medium

    Maintenance: Low

    Suggested Use: Hedge, Flowering Tree

    Flower: Showy

    Attracts: Birds

    Fruit: Showy, Edible

    Tolerate: Deer, Clay Soil


    Valued for its very early spring bloom. Best as a hedge, screen or foundation plant or as a specimen or grouping in the shrub border. May be naturalized in open woodland or naturalized areas. May also be trained as a small tree.


    Plants of Merit are plants selected for their outstanding quality and dependable performance for the lower Midwest. They grow consistently well. 


    Plants of Merit Selection Criteria

    •Easy to grow and maintain
    •Not known to be invasive in our area
    •Resistant or tolerant to diseases and insects
    •Has outstanding ornamental value
    •Reasonably available to purchase


    Cornus mas is noted for having excellent resistance to dogwood anthracnose and dogwood borer. When properly grown, this dogwood usually has few insect or disease problems. Stressed trees may become vulnerable to borers. Leaf miner, gall midge and scale are less serious potential insect pests. Potential disease problems include dogwood anthracnose, leaf spot, crown canker, root rot, powdery mildew and leaf and twig blight.


    Products can not be shipped.  For local delivery and installation only.



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