Cornus alternifolia

Plant Type- Deciduous Tree

Flower Color- White

Foliage Color- Dark Green Summer, Dark Red Fall

Growth Habit- Oval, round, upright

Growth Rate- Moderate

Zone- 3-7

Height- 15 feet to 25 feet tall

Spread- 20 feet to 30 feet wide

Light- Part shade to full sun

Details- Pagoda Dogwood is an ornamental tree with year-round interest. The tree boasts beautiful white flowers in the spring. The buds end up producing blue/black berries which attract wildlife. In the fall the leaves of this tree turn a dark burgundy red color. This is a native Midwest tree.

Pruning-  Pruning should only be done to remove dead or infected areas of the tree.  This tree can be shaped when it is young to encourage uniform growth as it matures.

Other Dogwood tree options.

  • Flowering Dogwood
  • Kousa Dogwood
  • Hybrid Flowering Dogwood
  • Bunchberry
  • Common Dogwood
  • Cornelian Cherry Dogwood
  • Gray Dogwood
  • Mountain Dogwood
  • Rough Leaf Dogwood
  • Red Osier Dogwood