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Milky Way dogwood

Cornus kousa 'Milky Way'

Interesting Flower

Characteristics:
This small broadleaf deciduous tree is a cultivar of the Kousa dogwood with beautiful exfoliating bark, many long-lasting flowers, good fall color, and attractive fruit. Branches grow upright when the tree is young, but appear in horizontal layers on mature trees. The crown eventually grows wider than it is tall on many specimens.

Growing Conditions:
This tree grows best in part shade/part sun and prefers moist, loamy, well-drained soil. Not particularly drought or heat tolerant, and could require irrigation during drought periods in summer once established.

Uses:
Great tree for smaller planting spaces.

Height:
20' at maturity

Width:
20' at maturity

Shape:
Round

Flowers:
Very showy, white, bloom in spring.

Leaves:
Showy, 2-4

Bark:
Exfoliating bark creates interest throughout the year.

Blooms at a much younger age than typical for dogwoods