Red Cloud Dogwood
Cornus florida 'Red Cloud'
- Outstanding 4-season color tree
- Large, early-blooming, red-pink blossoms
- Dwarf tree, perfect for smaller yards
- Red-purple fall foliage
- Zones 5 to 9
- Can't ship to: AK, AZ, HI
Zones 5 - 9
The Red Cloud Dogwood can be expected to grow in the zones shown in color in the arborday.org zone map.VIEW MAP
The Red Cloud Dogwood falls into the following type(s): Flowering Trees, Ornamental Trees
The Red Cloud Dogwood grows to be 15' feet in height.
The Red Cloud Dogwood has a spread of about 10' at full maturity.
This tree grows at a medium growth rate. [More about this.]
This dogwood does well in full sun, partial shade.
The Red Cloud Dogwood grows in acidic, loamy, moist, rich, sandy, silty loam, well drained, wide range soils.
This dogwood has rounded shape.
'Red Cloud' blooms early and profusely with large, deep pink-red, petal-like bracts in the spring. The dark green summer leaves have crinkled edges. In fall, the foliage changes to red-purple and the clusters of glossy red berries ripen often persisting on the tree into winter. The trunk is short and a horizontal branching pattern forms a spreading rounded crown. The dense branching provides shade and nesting sites. Fruit and buds are a favorite with dozens of bird species, and the nectar and pollen attract butterflies. Dogwoods prefer acidic, moist, well drained sites with partial shade, but will take full sun. Avoid poorly drained, limited summer water, and polluted sites.
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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.