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Roughleaf Dogwood Live Stakes
$4.00 - $119.99
Rough leaf Dogwood Live Stakes of Cornus drummondii is Adaptable to Less than Perfect Environments.
It reaches the maturity of sixteen to twenty feet and grows best in zones 4,5,6,7 and 8. The leaves are smooth with healthy veins and grow up to 4 inches long. The dark green leaves turn deep red in the fall, which looks brilliant in the afternoon sun. Landscapers love this tree because of its rapid growth, adaptability to less than perfect environments, and for its beauty. This plant prefers well-drained to moist soil but can tolerate arid conditions and withstand cold and drought.
This plant is tough and graceful and will add beauty to any property. In spring and fall, you’ll have the most beautiful tree in the neighborhood.
It thrives in full sun and ample shade but produces hardier fruit and flowers the more sunlight it gets. The Rough-Leaf Dogwood is also not susceptible to pests that trouble other flowering dogwoods. Wildlife lovers will love this plant. From August to October, its berry-like fruit ripens, providing food for wildlife. At least fifty species of birds like to feed on the fruit of this tree. The American goldfinch is a frequent visitor. Its flowers and fruit attract birds, squirrels, butterflies, and most nectar-sipping insects; Its butterfly friends include monarchs, black swallowtails, and California sisters. If you have a moisture problem in your yard, this plant is excellent for erosion control. Also, if you have a space in the yard you would like to brighten up, this ornamental plant is ideal. Many homeowners use this tree near decks and around the patios of their homes. It is also helpful as a hedge.