Cornus alba 'GOUCHAULTII'

Cornus alba
Cornus alba 'GOUCHAULTII'
Tatarian dogwood, red-barked dogwood
SIZE/TYPE medium-sized shrub
USUAL HEIGHT 1-2.5m
USUAL WIDTH 1-2.5m
LEAVES deciduous broadleaf
COLOUR OF LEAVES varigated:yellow a light green
FLOWERS insignificant or non-blooming
COLOUR OF FLOWERS
BLOOMING TIME
LOCATION full sun
USDA zone (lowest) 3   (down to -40°C)
WINTER PROTECTION  
FOR ZONE 5+6 Code of winter protection zone 5+6
FOR ZONE 7 Code of winter protection zone 7
BELONGS TO CATEGORIES Deciduous broadleaf
Hedging plants
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Tatarian (red-barked) dogwood is a reliable shrub that is mostly used in parks and towns where it requires no maintenance at all and can stand pollution, adverse growing conditions and is pest and disease free.

Gouchaultii is an attractive variety of Tatarian dogwood with broadly ovate, deciduous, mid green leaves with rich golden-yellow margins. The leaves emerge bronze-pink flushed and keep a certain portion of this shade throughout the spring, showing it again in early autumn. Mature stems are burgundy red while young twigs are yellow-green from spring to summer. It is a fast grower.

This care-free shrub will grow in almost any soil, preferably in full sun, about 2,5m wide and tall. It can be trimmed from end spring until mid summer or cut back to some 10 cm if grown for the stem colour. Fully hardy to min. -40°C.

Last update 24-02-2010
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  • STANDARD QUALITY - Plants of this group are 1st class quality with number of branches and overall density adequate to their size and age, considering they were container grown.
  • DE LUXE QUALITY - This label guarantees a luxurious quality of manually selected plants that, compared to their height and age, are exceptionally dense and beautiful.
  • EXTRA - These plants are usually mature and bigger specimens with exceptional overall appearance.
  • STANDARD (as described in the plant form) means a tree with a trunk of 190-210 cm and a crown at the top, unless specified differently. The commercial size for trees is their girth measured in the height of 1m from ground.
  • HOBBY - These plants are of the same quality as our standard-quality plants but younger and therefore cheaper.
  • SHRUB - a woody plant with branches growing bushy from the ground level.
  • HALF-STANDARD or MINI-STANDARD - a small tree with shorter trunk, its size is usually specified.
  • FEATHERED - These are trees with branches growing already from the base of the trunk and up along the stem.
  • GRASSES and PERENNIALS - Sizes given usually read the diameter of the pot or the clump, as specified.
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