Native to the Himalayas and China, this Evergreen Dogwood, large shrub features profuse, creamy-yellow flowers followed by bright red, strawberry-like, edible fruit. The attractive fruit is accented by grayish-green foliage that turns a beautiful, reddish purple in the fall.
Latin Name: Cornus capitata
Site and Soil: Evergreen Dogwood likes full sun to partial shade and well-drained soil.
Pollination Requirements: This Evergreen may be self-fertile. Plant two plants for reliable fruit crops.
Hardiness: Evergreen Dogwood is hardy to about 12F. USDA Zone 8.
Bearing Age: 5-6 years after planting.
Size at Maturity: 10-12 ft. in height.
Bloom Time: April
Ripening Time: Fall
Pests & Diseases: We have not seen any pest or disease problems with this evergreen.
USDA Zone: 8
Sunset Western Zone: 8, 9, 14-20
Sunset Northeast Zone: Not listed