The White Flowering Dogwood (Cornus Florida) is a deciduous tree that typically grows 25’ tall with a spread of around 25′ at maturity. This tree grows at a medium rate, with height increases of less than 13-24″ per year. Blooms in the spring, with large white bracts surrounding greenish-yellow flowers. cultivars. Features dark green summer foliage that turns reddish-purple in the fall. The seed, fruit, flowers, twigs, bark and leaves are all used as food by various animals. At least 36 species of birds—including ruffed grouse, bobwhite quail and wild turkey—are known to eat the fruit. Chipmunks, foxes, squirrels, skunks, rabbits, deer, beaver, black bear and other mammals also eat the fruit. Foliage and twigs are browsed heavily by deer and rabbits. The white flowering dogwood The white dogwood is very versatile—growing in acidic, loamy, moist, rich, sandy, well-drained and clay soils.
Prefers full sun/partial shade
2-3 ft, 3-4 ft, 4-5 ft