Alternate-Leaved Dogwood - Cornus alternifolia | Pots ready spring & fall

Common name: Alternate-Leaved Dogwood

Scientific name: Cornus alternifolia

Example mature size: 10 m tall, 7 m wide; 33 ft tall, 23 ft wide

Sunlight: Full-sun, Partial-sun

Water: Medium-wet, Medium-dry, Average

Soil: Loam

Blooms: White in June

Ontario plant status: Native Tree - Deciduous, Common

Natural habitats: Forest-shaded, Riverbanks-beaches, Roadsides-ravines

Wildlife benefits: Bees/wasps 🐝, Beneficial insects 🐞, Songbirds 🐦, Grassland birds 🦉

Points of interest: - Because this is an under storey tree, it provides protection and nesting sites for many ground birds such as ; Grouse, Pheasants and Wild Turkeys - Dark blue berries provide food for many song bird and small mammals