How to grow Cornus capitata

Cornus capitata growing 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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Requirements for 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 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

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