Cornus x Aurora - Dogwood Rutgers Hybrid Aurora

Dogwood Rutgers Hybrid Aurora - Cornus x Aurora

Resistant to disease and pests

This hybrid is a very hardy introduction, bred to be pest and disease resistant. It's a good, vigorous grower whose flowers bloom en masse along upright branches. Prefers moist, slightly acidic to neutral, well drained soil with ample organic matter.

Genus: 

Cornus
Cornus x Aurora

Common Name: 

Dogwood Rutgers Hybrid Aurora

Flower Color: 

Creamy White

Exposure: 

Sun to Part Shade

Features: 

Deer Resistant
Disease Resistant

Bloom Season: 

Mid-Spring

Plant Category: 

Deciduous Tree

Hardiness Zones: 

Zone 5

Plant Terms: 

Foliage Color: 

Green

Care Instructions and Growing Tips: 

Mulch at the base of the tree with organic matter to retain moisture, taking care not to let it mound up against the trunk.

Suggested Uses or Locations: 

Specimen Tree
Lawn Tree
Woodlands Edge

Height: 

20-25'

Water Requirements: 

Water deeply as needed, particularly in hot, dry weather

Soil Requirements: 

Moist, well drained acidic soil high in organic matter

Growth Habit: 

Upright
Spreading

Fall Color: 

Purple Red

Season of Interest: 

Spring
Summer
Fall
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