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Cornus controversa 'Variegata'
Cornus controversa 'Variegata'Cornus controversa 'Variegata'

Cornus controversa Variegata

£616.20

Don't forget this price includes us planting your tree.

Common Name(s):

  • Variegated wedding cake tree
  • Variegated giant dogwood
  • Variegated table dogwood
  • Variegated dogwood
  • Dogwood
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Product Description

Cornus controversa Variegata is a very ornamental, small, variegated, slow-growing tree with stunning layered effect after some years and cream flowers appearing in May. Very architectural with yellow foliage in autumn. Excellent for parks and gardens, thrives on most soils but needs sheltered site.

See also Cornus controversa

Full Tree Specifications

Mature Size: small

Time to maturity: 20-50 years

Habit / Shape: branched rounded spreading

Flower colour: cream

Weather exposure: happy anywhere

Foliage colour:

  • green
  • cream
  • variegated
  • yellow

Season of Interest:

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn

Soil Moisture:

  • moist but well-drained soil
  • well-drained soil

Soil acidity/alkalinity:

  • neutral
  • acid

Soil Type:

  • clay
  • loam
  • sand

Sunlight:

  • full sun
  • partial shade

Aspect:

  • happy anywhere

Tree features:

  • attractive shape / habit
  • attractive foliage
  • flowering tree
  • attractive fruit / berries / nuts / pods
  • autumn leaf colour

Possible pests, diseases, problems:

  • generally pest and disease free
  • horse chestnut scale

Occasion:

  • anniversary
  • Christening
  • engagement
  • valentines
  • wedding

Common Name(s):

  • Dogwood
  • Variegated wedding cake tree
  • Variegated giant dogwood
  • Variegated table dogwood
  • Variegated dogwood

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  • Regular watering is essential from Spring until Autumn
  • Check monthly that tree has not rocked
  • Loosen and re tie tree ties annually
  • Keep weed free, and mulch annually
RHS Award of Garden Merit