Red Dogwood Tree
Red Flowering Dogwood is Native to Eastern North America
Looking for a tree with beautiful red flowers to add to your yard? Then look no further than a red dogwood tree. Native to North America, this particular species is very a popular landscaping tree because of how it looks, especially in the spring. This easy to take care of tree blossoms each spring with either red or pink flowers that give the tree its name. The tree looks good in more than just the spring time. During the fall, the leaves turn a deep red color.
Scientific Name: Cornus Florida 'Rubra', Red Flowering Dogwood
USDA Climate Zone: 5 - 9
Tree Height: 20 - 35 Feet
Tree Width: 20 - 25 Feet
Soil Type: Prefers Moist, Acidic Soils
Sun: Prefers Full Sun to Partial Sun
Red Dogwood tree has red berries that serve as food to birds, they are edible for humans but they taste awful
It can be planted in a huge range of soils but prefers moist, acidic soils that have low salinity. It is a native to Eastern North America. The Red Dogwood tree blooms with red flowers in the Spring months and then reddish-purple leaves in the Fall. This species of dogwood can reach heights of 25 feet. The height combined with the red and pink flowers make this a stunning addition to any part of the yard.