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Cornus alba 'Kesselringii' White dogwood

Cornus alba 'Kesselringii' (White dogwood 'Kesselringii' )
Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
2.5m
Max height
2.5m
Max spread
5-10 years
To maturity

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Botanical name: Cornus alba 'Kesselringii'

Other names: White dogwood 'Kesselringii'

Genus: Cornus Cornus

Variety or Cultivar: 'Kesselringii' _ 'Kesselringii' is a vigorous, upright, thicket-forming, deciduous shrub with purple-black winter stems and ovate, dark green leaves turning reddish-purple in autumn. Flat cymes of white flowers in late spring and early summer are followed by white fruit.


Cornus alba 'Kesselringii' is: Deciduous

Flower: White in Spring; White in Summer

Foliage: Dark-green in Spring; Dark-green in Summer; Reddish-purple in Autumn

Habit: Upright

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests: Glasshouse red spider mite , Vine weevil Glasshouse red spider mite , Vine weevil

Specific diseases: Anthracnose diseases Anthracnose diseases

General care

Propagation methods: Hardwood cuttings. REGISTER to read more...


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Cornus alba 'Kesselringii' (White dogwood 'Kesselringii' ) 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: Sandy, Loamy, Clay

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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Botanical name: Cornus alba 'Kesselringii'

Other names: White dogwood 'Kesselringii'

Genus: Cornus Cornus

Variety or Cultivar: 'Kesselringii' _ 'Kesselringii' is a vigorous, upright, thicket-forming, deciduous shrub with purple-black winter stems and ovate, dark green leaves turning reddish-purple in autumn. Flat cymes of white flowers in late spring and early summer are followed by white fruit.


Cornus alba 'Kesselringii' is: Deciduous

Flower: White in Spring; White in Summer

Foliage: Dark-green in Spring; Dark-green in Summer; Reddish-purple in Autumn

Habit: Upright

Watch out for

Specific pests: Glasshouse red spider mite , Vine weevil

Specific diseases: Anthracnose diseases

General care

Propagation methods: Hardwood cuttings. REGISTER to read more...


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Cornus alba 'Kesselringii' (White dogwood 'Kesselringii' ) 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: Sandy, Loamy, Clay

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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