Leaf Identification

The Flowering Dogwood has 3″ to 6″ long, oval-shaped leaves. They are a dark green and turn red in the fall.

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Twig and Bud Identification

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Bark Identification

The Flowering Dogwood has reddish-tan to dark brown bark. It is either broken into round or squarish blocky scales.

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Fruit Identification

The fruit of the Flowering Dogwood are bright red, berry-like drupes. They are in clusters and egg-shaped that a 1/2″ long.

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Flower Identification

The flowers of the Flowering Dogwood are white. They are made up of 4 petal-like bracts that have a 3″ to 4″ diameter.

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‘Appalachian Spring’ Identification

The ‘Appalachian Spring’ cultivar has a near 100% resistance to Anthracnose.

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