- Latin Name - Cornus kousa
- Native Range - Japan, Korea, China
- Growth Rate - Slow to Medium
- Mature Height - 20–30’
- Mature Spread: 20–30’
Kousa dogwood is a great ornamental tree for multi-seasonal interest. Beautiful white flowers (technically bracts in late Spring, attractive exfoliating bark, showy red fruit edible fruit and reliable red Fall color in the foliage.
Kousa dogwood is more sun tolerant, heat tolerant, and drought tolerant than our native dogwood and less susceptible to fungal diseases like anthracnose and powdery mildew.