The Flowering Dogwood has 3″ to 6″ long, oval-shaped leaves. They are a dark green and turn red in the fall.
Twig and Bud Identification
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The Flowering Dogwood has reddish-tan to dark brown bark. It is either broken into round or squarish blocky scales.
The fruit of the Flowering Dogwood are bright red, berry-like drupes. They are in clusters and egg-shaped that a 1/2″ long.
The flowers of the Flowering Dogwood are white. They are made up of 4 petal-like bracts that have a 3″ to 4″ diameter.
‘Appalachian Spring’ Identification
The ‘Appalachian Spring’ cultivar has a near 100% resistance to Anthracnose.