How to grow Cornus capitata

Cornus capitata grow and care – tree‎ of the genus Cornus also known as Himalayan strawberry-tree, Cornus capitata perennial deciduous used as ornamental plant with edible fruits, can grow in temperate or cold subtropics climate and growing in hardiness zone 8-10a.

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

Leaves color green in elliptic shape.

Cornus capitata flower

Flower fragrant color white to yellow, small flowers grow in clusters.

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How to grow Cornus capitata 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?
2-12 m, 6-36 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 to yellow small flowers grow in clusters

Scientific name:

Cornus capitata

How to grow Cornus capitata

Cornus capitata

Cornus capitata tree

Cornus capitata fruits


Blooming Seasons
  • Spring flowers
  • Summer flowers
Flower colors
  • White flower
  • Yellow flower
  • Subtropics Climate
  • Temperate Climate
Ornamental parts
  • Ornamental flower
  • Ornamental fruit
  • Ornamental leaves
  • Ornamental plant
Plant growing speed
  • Average growing plants
  • Slow growing plants
Plant life-form
  • Deciduous
  • Perennial plant
  • Tree
Plant Uses
  • Edible plants
  • 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 10
  • Hardiness zone 8
  • Hardiness zone 9