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Cornus alba 'Aurea' (Golden Tartarean dogwood)

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
2.5m
Max height
2.5m
Max spread
5-10 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Cornus alba 'Aurea'

Other names

Golden Tartarean dogwood

Genus

Cornus Cornus

Variety or Cultivar

'Aurea' _ 'Aurea' is a mid-sized, open, deciduous shrub with yellow leaves and red winter shoots. It bears white flowers in spring and early summer and small, white fruits in autumn.


Cornus alba 'Aurea' is: Deciduous

Habit

Branching, Open branches, Upright

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Flower

White in Spring; White in Summer

Foliage

Yellow in Spring; Yellow in Summer; Red, Orange in Autumn

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Glasshouse red spider mite , Vine weevil Glasshouse red spider mite , Vine weevil

Anthracnose diseases Anthracnose diseases

General care

Propagation methods

Hardwood cuttings


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Where to grow

Cornus alba 'Aurea' (Golden Tartarean 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

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

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Botanical name

Cornus alba 'Aurea'

Other names

Golden Tartarean dogwood

Genus

Cornus Cornus

Variety or Cultivar

'Aurea' _ 'Aurea' is a mid-sized, open, deciduous shrub with yellow leaves and red winter shoots. It bears white flowers in spring and early summer and small, white fruits in autumn.

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Branching, Open branches, Upright

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Flower

White in Spring; White in Summer

Foliage

Yellow in Spring; Yellow in Summer; Red, Orange in Autumn


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Glasshouse red spider mite , Vine weevil

Specific diseases

Anthracnose diseases

General care

Propagation methods

Hardwood cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Cornus alba 'Aurea' (Golden Tartarean 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

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

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