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Taylor County Land Conservation

Silky Dogwood

Silky Dogwood

Regular price $27.00 USD
Regular price Sale price $27.00 USD
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Each bundle contains 25 seedlings. 

Scientific Name: Cornus amomum

Mature Height: 6-12 feet

Mature Spread: 6-12 ft.

Hardiness: Zones 4-8

Soil: Grows in average, medium to wet, well-drained soils. Performs best in soils that are moist, somewhat poorly drained. Easy to grow and widely adaptable.

Light: Full sun to close to full shade

Growth Rate: Moderate to fast

Additional Information: Young plants have bright red stems in the fall to early spring. White flowers bloom May-June and ripen into blue fruit in late summer. Fall color is purple to burgandy. Great as windbreak or streambank protection. Quick to establish, benefits from 2-4" of mulch to keep the roots cool and moist in summer. Fruit feeds small birds and waterfowl.

12 - 24" seedlings.

Pick-up in late April/early May

Seedling orders must be picked up in person in late April or early May in Medford or Phillips, Wisconsin. Taylor County LCD does not ship trees, shrubs or planting products to individual customers.

The exact pick-up dates will be sent out in early April by email and/or USPS mail. The tree pick-up schedule has typically been on a Thursday, 3-6 p.m. and Friday, 8-11 a.m., for Medford orders and Friday from 8:30-11 a.m. for Phillips orders. If you are unable to pick up your order during those days/times, you may send another person to the pick-up or contact the Taylor County LCD at 715-748-1469 to make other arrangements.

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