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Dogwood 'Cherokee Chief'

Cornus florida 'Cherokee Chief'
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Typically available in spring. Call store for exact availability. 

Deciduous tree has a pyramidal, flat-crowned growth habit. Small flowers surrounded by burgundy-red bracts appear on bare branches in spring. Bronze, ovate leaves mature to green then turn burgundy in fall.

Plant with Oklahoma Redbud

Characteristics

  • Landscape Size: 20'-30' tall, 20'-30' width
  • Light Requirement: Morning Sun, Afternoon Shade
  • Water Needs: Moderate
  • Sunset Zone: 2-9, 14-16
  • Growth Habit: Pyramidal
  • Growth Rate: Moderate
  • Attributes: Deciduous, Attracts Birds, Attracts Butterflies, Cold Hardy, Fall Color, Showy Flowers

These characteristics apply to the greater Sacramento area and nearby regions. 

Live outside of our area? Please check with your local cooperative extension for the best growing practices in your neck of the woods.

Visit: UC Cooperative Extension Offices

Visit: National County Extension Offices

Green Thumb Guide

Flourishes in well draining, acidic, enriched soil. Prune to maintain desired size from late winter. Feed with a tree and shrub fertilizer in spring before new growth appears. Mulch to protect roots from elements. 

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