PINK DOGWOOD - CORNUS FLORIDA 'RUBRA'
Known for their beautiful blossoms, the pink dogwood is a deciduous plant that can reach a height of twenty feet within 25 years. They grow well in soil that's well drained and has a pH level of between 5.5 and 6.0. The dogwood does best in partial shade and requires plenty of water in drought like conditions. These trees look spectacular in a garden, helping to bring out its true beauty and provides shade throughout the hot summer months. Pink Dogwood leaves are medium sized and oval in shape, sporting a light green color that make the tree look complete and full. These beautiful leaves turn a brick-red color when the fall months come. This variety of the dogwood is known for its beautiful flowers that appear in the springtime months. The flowers are very large when compared to the tree. These flowers are pink to white in color and attract many bees, butterflies, and other pollinators. These flowers can last until the beginning of fall. This tree often grows up to thirty feet high when it is fully grown. This dogwood tree is cold hardy and can take the cold of winter quite well. This small tree needs full sunlight to grow. This beautiful the Pink Princess Dogwood tree grows best in moist soils with a slight amount if acidity. This tree cannot handle soils where the salinity is extreme, and this can kill the plant. This tree one of the most beloved small trees for gardeners due to its beautiful looks and its low maintenance. This small tree can grow as much as two feet or more per year, depending on the conditions the plant is. A mature tree will have a tiered appearance with its limbs that get smaller and shorter as you go up the trees trunk. This tree can be pruned to promote new growth and ensure healthiness. This tree is a great accent to any yard or landscaping area.
Climate Zone: 5 to 9 Mature Height: 20 to 35 Feet Mature Width: 20 to 25 Feet Sunlight: Prefers Full Sunlight Soil Conditions: Moist soils, Acidic Ships As: Bareroot Plant