The greensleeves kousa dogwood is another unique variety of the Asian dogwoods. In the early summer the white bracts open with bright green highlights and slowly change to a creamy white. This occurs against the background of the glossy, dark green leaves making a wonderfully showy display. It has a lovely low branching vase like form making it a beautiful, ornamental stand alone or garden tree. It also has a lovely fall color of red to reddish purple foliage and the fall fruit will attract wildlife. It is a hardy tree that performs well in full sun or partial shade conditions.
|Bloom Color:||Creamy white|
|Bloom Period:||Early summer|
|Fall Color:||Red, purple, burgundy|
|Foliage Color:||Dark green|
|Genus & Species:||Cornus kousa 'Greensleeves'|
|Mature Height:||15 to 20 ft.|
|Mature Spread:||15 to 20 ft.|
|Soil Type:||Moist, well-drained|
|Sun Exposure:||Full sun, Partial shade|
|Zone:||5 to 8|
General care for any tree or shrub is easy, please educate yourself and follow these simple rules.