Cornus capitata – Bentham’s cornel

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Cornus capitata Bentham’s cornel

Himalayas; 10m
Planting position: Semi-shade.Non-humidity area.Moist areas in medium to large gardens.
Requires regular and thorough watering during summer.Slightly acidic rich soil.Spring application of complete fertiliser.
Propagate from cuttings or seed.

A shrubby tree with small yellow flowers in spring and strawberry-like fruit in autumn.
Cornis florida (Flowering dogwood, 5m) is attractive and produces green leaves that, in autumn, changes colour. The flower-like bracts are white and appear in late winter and spring, followed by red berries in autumn.

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