Cornus asperifolia

rough-leaf cornel

Cornaceae

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Plant Specifics

Form: tree
Life Span: long-lived perennial
Size: Height: 6-15 ft    Width: 6-15 ft
Flower Color: flower color      white
Fruit Color: fruit color      white
Phenology: deciduous
Noted for: Showy flowers

Landscaping

Recommended Uses: Forms thickets. Best used as a screen or buffer plant.
Propagation: Seed, softwood cuttings.
Availability: Seed
Light: light requirement  
Moisture Tolerance:
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Salt Tolerance: Not salt tolerant
Soil or other substrate: Sand

Ecology

Wildlife:
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Attracts pollinators. Birds and other wildlife consume the fruit. Larval host for cecropia silkmoth (Hyalophora cecropia) and spring azure butterfly (Celastrina ladon).
Native Habitats: Dry woods.

Distribution and Planting Zones

Natural Range

USDA Zones:

Map is based on minimum winter temperatures

Suitable to grow in: