Cornus Kousa Satomi


Cornus Kousa Satomi, Dogwood. A broadly deciduous conical tree with dark green leaves, which turn dark red-purple in autumn. Small green flowers are surrounded by dark pink bracts, followed by strawberry-like fleshy red fruit. An attractive specimen or border shrub. Max Height 2.5m. Max Spread 2m. Flowers April to June. Fruits July.



Plant in fertile well drained soil. Full sun, Hardy.


General Shrub Planting and care

  • Water the pot thoroughly and allow to drain fully.
  • If the Shrub is being planted in a lawn remove a circle of turf.
  • Dig a hole twice the size of the pot being planted and fork over the base. Adding a bucketful of planting compost.
  • Remove the pot gently, if well rooted cut off the pot.
  • Position used. Ensure that the top of the Root ball is level with the surrounding soil.
  • Replace the remaining soil and heel in, water the Shrub and area thoroughly.
  • Water regular until Shrub is established.
  • Apply some general fertiliser every spring.