Cornus kousa var. chinensis ‘China Girl’
Chinese dogwood ‘China Girl’
Variety or Cultivar
‘China Girl’ _ ‘China Girl’ is a deciduous shrub or small tree with ovate green leaves that turn orange in autumn . In early summer, it bears heads of small flowers surrounded by creamy white bracts which may be followed by strawberry-like fruits in autumn.
Cream in Summer
Green in Summer; Red, Orange in Autumn
HOW TO CARE
Watch out for
Generally pest free
Grafting, Hardwood cuttings, Semi-hardwood cuttings
WHERE TO GROW
Cornus kousa var. chinensis ‘China Girl’ (Chinese dogwood ‘China Girl’ ) will reach a height of 2.5m and a spread of 2m after 10 -20 years.
Architectural, Beds and borders, City, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Low Maintenance, Roof terrace
Plant in most soils in sun or partial shade.
Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)
Moist but well-drained, Well-drained
Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Partial Shade, Full Sun
North, South, East, West