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Cornus florida Cherokee Brave

Cornus florida Cherokee Brave™ PP10166

Dogwood - Flowering

Cherokee Brave™ ('Comco No. 1') Flowering Dogwood blooms in mid to late spring, producing dark pink bracts with white centers.  The leaves emerge in shades of burgundy in early spring and mature to green in summer.  The fall color is attractive shades of maroon and red, accented by the bright red fall fruit, much prized by wildlife.  Cornus florida Cherokee Brave™ shows good resistance to mildew, which is one of the reasons why Commercial Nurseries of Tennessee selected it.  Cornus florida fruit is an important food source for migrating birds.

Height

20 Feet

Spread

20 Feet

Bloom Color

Pink

USDA Hardiness Zone

5
Current Availability
Qty Avail Description Future Crop
23 Cornus florida Cherokee Brave #7 4-5' (pink w/ white ctr)
0 Cornus florida Cherokee Brave #15 6-8' (pink w/ white ctr) 15
Characteristics & Attributes
Attributes
Fall Color - Attractive
Native
Soil Conditions
Average
Moist
Bloom Time
Spring
Exposure
Partial Shade/Shade Tolerant
Sun
Attracts Wildlife
Food Source for Wildlife
Tolerance
Black Walnut Tolerant
Clay Soil Tolerant
Tree Type
Ornamental (<30')
Street
Foliage Color
Green
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