How to grow Cornus alba

Cornus alba grow and care – shrub‎ of the genus Cornus also known as Siberian dogwood, Cornus alba perennial deciduous used as ornamental plant, can grow in temperate or cold subtropics climate and growing in hardiness zone 3-9.

Stem color is green in the winter the stems become red.

Leaves color green or variegate green with white, yellow, red or purple.

Cornus alba flower

Flower fragrant color white, small flowers grow in clusters.

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How to grow Cornus alba growing and care:

Moist, well-drained soils, cold winter

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative reproduction

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?

Difficulties or problems when growing:

Planting season:
Winter, spring, summer

Pests and diseases:

Pruning season:

How to prune:
Just for design

Size of the plant?
1-3 m, 3-10 feet

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Medium growing / Slow growing

Water requirement:
Average amount of water / Big amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade

Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season:
Spring / Summer

General information about the flower:
Fragrant white small flowers grow in clusters

Scientific name:

Cornus alba

How to grow Cornus alba

Growing Cornus alba

Cornus alba flowers

Cornus alba


Blooming Seasons
  • Spring flowers
  • Summer flowers
Flower colors
  • White flower
  • Mediterranean Climate
  • Subtropics Climate
  • Temperate Climate
Ornamental parts
  • Ornamental flower
  • Ornamental leaves
  • Ornamental plant
Plant growing speed
  • Average growing plants
  • Slow growing plants
Plant life-form
  • Deciduous
  • Perennial plant
  • Shrub
Plant Uses
  • Ornamental plants
Planting Season
  • Spring Planting
  • Summer planting
  • Winter planting
Plants sun exposure
  • Full sun Plants
  • Part shade Plants
Watering plants
  • Big amount of water
  • Regularly water
Hardiness zone
  • Hardiness zone 3
  • Hardiness zone 4
  • Hardiness zone 5
  • Hardiness zone 6
  • Hardiness zone 7
  • Hardiness zone 8
  • Hardiness zone 9