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Cornus sericea L. ssp. sericea
redosier dogwood
COSES

Morphology/Physiology
Active Growth Period Spring and Summer
After Harvest Regrowth Rate
Bloat None
C:N Ratio High
Coppice Potential No
Fall Conspicuous Yes
Fire Resistant No
Flower Color White
Flower Conspicuous Yes
Foliage Color Green
Foliage Porosity Summer Moderate
Foliage Porosity Winter Porous
Foliage Texture Coarse
Fruit/Seed Color White
Fruit/Seed Conspicuous Yes
Growth Form Multiple Stem
Growth Rate Moderate
Height at 20 Years, Maximum (feet) 12
Height, Mature (feet) 12.0
Known Allelopath No
Leaf Retention No
Lifespan Moderate
Low Growing Grass No
Nitrogen Fixation None
Resprout Ability Yes
Shape and Orientation Semi-Erect
Toxicity None
Growth Requirements
Adapted to Coarse Textured Soils Yes
Adapted to Fine Textured Soils Yes
Adapted to Medium Textured Soils Yes
Anaerobic Tolerance High
CaCO3 Tolerance None
Cold Stratification Required Yes
Drought Tolerance Low
Fertility Requirement Low
Fire Tolerance Low
Frost Free Days, Minimum 90
Hedge Tolerance Low
Moisture Use High
pH, Minimum 4.8
pH, Maximum 7.5
Planting Density per Acre, Minimum 1212
Planting Density per Acre, Maximum 4850
Precipitation, Minimum 18
Precipitation, Maximum 60
Root Depth, Minimum (inches) 20
Salinity Tolerance None
Shade Tolerance Intolerant
Temperature, Minimum (°F) -38
Reproduction
Bloom Period Spring
Commercial Availability Routinely Available
Fruit/Seed Abundance Low
Fruit/Seed Period Begin Summer
Fruit/Seed Period End Summer
Fruit/Seed Persistence No
Propagated by Bare Root Yes
Propagated by Bulb No
Propagated by Container Yes
Propagated by Corm No
Propagated by Cuttings Yes
Propagated by Seed Yes
Propagated by Sod No
Propagated by Sprigs No
Propagated by Tubers No
Seed per Pound 18400
Seed Spread Rate Slow
Seedling Vigor Medium
Small Grain No
Vegetative Spread Rate Moderate
Suitability/Use
Berry/Nut/Seed Product No
Christmas Tree Product No
Fodder Product No
Fuelwood Product
Lumber Product No
Naval Store Product No
Nursery Stock Product Yes
Palatable Browse Animal High
Palatable Graze Animal Low
Palatable Human No
Post Product No
Protein Potential Low
Pulpwood Product No
Veneer Product No
 

Cornus sericea L. ssp. sericea
redosier dogwood
COSES
Cultivar: Ruby

Morphology/Physiology
Active Growth Period Spring and Summer
After Harvest Regrowth Rate
Bloat None
C:N Ratio High
Coppice Potential No
Fall Conspicuous Yes
Fire Resistant No
Flower Color White
Flower Conspicuous Yes
Foliage Color Green
Foliage Porosity Summer Dense
Foliage Porosity Winter Moderate
Foliage Texture Coarse
Fruit/Seed Color White
Fruit/Seed Conspicuous Yes
Growth Form Multiple Stem
Growth Rate Moderate
Height at 20 Years, Maximum (feet) 5
Height, Mature (feet) 5.0
Known Allelopath No
Leaf Retention No
Lifespan Long
Low Growing Grass No
Nitrogen Fixation Medium
Resprout Ability Yes
Shape and Orientation Semi-Erect
Toxicity None
Growth Requirements
Adapted to Coarse Textured Soils Yes
Adapted to Fine Textured Soils Yes
Adapted to Medium Textured Soils Yes
Anaerobic Tolerance High
CaCO3 Tolerance Medium
Cold Stratification Required Yes
Drought Tolerance Medium
Fertility Requirement Medium
Fire Tolerance Medium
Frost Free Days, Minimum 100
Hedge Tolerance Low
Moisture Use Medium
pH, Minimum 4.8
pH, Maximum 7.0
Planting Density per Acre, Minimum 1100
Planting Density per Acre, Maximum 2700
Precipitation, Minimum 24
Precipitation, Maximum 60
Root Depth, Minimum (inches) 16
Salinity Tolerance Medium
Shade Tolerance Intermediate
Temperature, Minimum (°F) -38
Reproduction
Bloom Period Late Spring
Commercial Availability Routinely Available
Fruit/Seed Abundance Medium
Fruit/Seed Period Begin Summer
Fruit/Seed Period End Summer
Fruit/Seed Persistence No
Propagated by Bare Root Yes
Propagated by Bulb No
Propagated by Container Yes
Propagated by Corm No
Propagated by Cuttings Yes
Propagated by Seed Yes
Propagated by Sod No
Propagated by Sprigs No
Propagated by Tubers No
Seed per Pound 18400
Seed Spread Rate Slow
Seedling Vigor Medium
Small Grain No
Vegetative Spread Rate Slow
Suitability/Use
Berry/Nut/Seed Product No
Christmas Tree Product No
Fodder Product No
Fuelwood Product
Lumber Product No
Naval Store Product No
Nursery Stock Product Yes
Palatable Browse Animal Low
Palatable Graze Animal
Palatable Human No
Post Product No
Protein Potential Medium
Pulpwood Product No
Veneer Product No
 
 
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