Kousa Dogwood/Japanese Dogwood
- Year-round beauty
- Unique late-blooming white flowers
- Purple and scarlet fall leaves
- Naturally deer-resistant tree: seldom severely damaged
- Grows 15' to 25' with 25' spread
- Zones 5 to 8
- Can't ship to: AK, AZ, HI
Zones 5 - 8
The Kousa/Japanese Dogwood can be expected to grow in the zones shown in color in the arborday.org zone map.VIEW MAP
The Kousa/Japanese Dogwood falls into the following type(s): Flowering Trees, Ornamental Trees
15' - 25' High
The Kousa/Japanese Dogwood grows to be 15' - 25' feet in height.
The Kousa/Japanese Dogwood has a spread of about 25' at full maturity.
Slow to Medium Growth
This tree grows at a slow to medium growth rate. [More about this.]
This dogwood does well in full sun, partial shade.
The Kousa/Japanese Dogwood grows in acidic, loamy, moist, sandy, well drained, clay soils.
This dogwood has rounded shape.
An outstanding landscape tree that provides beauty all year round. Can be planted near buildings or walls or near utility lines. More cold hardy and disease resistant than its cousin, the flowering Dogwood.
Kousa Dogwood seeds are eaten by squirrels and birds.
Native to Japan, Korea and China, with the first scientific observations in the United States recorded in 1875.
Average moisture, somewhat drought resistant.
This tree's leaves are opposite, elliptic-ovate, 2-4" long, and dark green.
This tree produces a drupe, pinkish red to red. Attractive food for songbirds.
This handsome small tree adds year-round beauty. White flowers in May and June give a milky way effect, while purple and scarlet fall leaves add intense color. Beautiful tree form, with horizontal branching. Partial shade to full sun. Grows to 15' - 25', with a 25' spread. (zones 5-8)
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The benefits of bare-root trees
Our trees are delivered with natural bare roots which have been dipped in hydrating gel prior to shipment to keep the roots moist and healthy. As their abundant, fibrous roots aren't confined by a container, bare-root trees get off to a more vigorous start compared to containerized roots which typically need more time to adjust to transplanting. Bare-root trees typically surpass the size of larger containerized trees in only a few years.