Kousa Dogwood

Arbor walk #41

This tree, native to Asia, is known for its four-petaled white flowers in June and its reddish-purple color in Fall. It also grows 1-inch raspberry-like fruit in August.

Name Kousa Dogwood
Latin Name Cornus kousa
Type Adaptive
Diameter 8.5 Dbh
Color of Leaf Dark green, turn to burgundy red in fall
Shape of Leaf Elliptical
Color of Flower Small and white bracts
Shape of Flower Inconspicuous
Fruit Characteristics Large, raspberry like fruit
Bark Characteristics Grey-brown, slightly exfoliating
Foliage Type Deciduous

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