Botanical name: Cornus alba 'Kesselringii'
Other names: Black stem dogwood
Variety or Cultivar: 'Kesselringii' _ 'Kesselringii' is a medium deciduous shrub producing a dense thicket of purple-black stems and green foliage. In summer is has small, flat, cream flowers followed by white berries and purple-red foliage in the autumn.
Cornus alba 'Kesselringii' is: Deciduous
Flower: White in Summer
Foliage: Green in Spring; Green, Flushed purple in Summer; Reddish-purple, Red in Autumn
Habit: Branching, Open branches, Upright
Specific diseases: Anthracnose diseases
Propagation methods: Hardwood cuttings. REGISTER to read more...
Cornus alba 'Kesselringii' (Black stem dogwood) will reach a height of 2.5m and a spread of 2.5m after 5-10 years.
Suggested uses: Low Maintenance
Cultivation: Plant in most soil in sun or partial shade.
Soil type: Chalky, Loamy, Sandy
Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Well-drained
Soil pH: Acid, Neutral
Light: Full Sun, Partial Shade
Aspect: North, South, East, West
Exposure: Exposed, Sheltered
Hardiness: Hardy (H4)
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