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Little Poncho Dogwood Standard

A shock of extraordinary color
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Little Poncho Dogwood Standard

A shock of extraordinary color

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#66402

Price$59.99

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  • Dwarf variety for big impact in small spaces
  • Large, showy flowers
  • Multi-season interest—flowers, fruit and fall color
  • Zone 5-8
  • Height 8 - 10 feet
  • Flowering Date Early summer (June)
  • Sun Exposure Full Sun, Partial Shade
  • Ship As 2-3' STANDARD

We ship this item in Spring.

Cannot ship to: AE AK FL GU HI PR

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    Product Description

    Finally, you can fit in one of the most stunning ornamental trees even if your garden has little available real-estate. In an absolutely perfect setting, this true dwarf has reached up to 10' tall, but it'll more likely grow to around 8' tall. You can even keep this as a potted patio plant in zones 7-8, though you'll need to bring it into a garage for winter in zone 6. It's an overachiever when it comes to beauty, too. It'll deliver generous amounts of larger-than-average flowers. As a kousa dogwood, it blooms a little later in the season than any native varieties you have, followed by unusual, spiky red-orange fruits. It's a good fall feature, too, as the leaves change to red and scarlet. Here's a cool bonus, you can actually eat fruit from a kousa dogwood. Be sure to wait until the skin is fully red and the flesh is a pumpkin color, otherwise its taste is astringent. When ripe, it is sweet and delightful. Cornus kousa 'Little Poncho'

    Product Details

    • Botanical Name:

      Cornus kousa 'Little Poncho'
    • Form: Tree
    • Sun Exposure: Full Sun, Partial Shade
    • Height/Habit: 8 - 10 feet
    • Spread: 5 - 6 feet
    • Spacing: 5 - 6 feet
    • Hardiness Zone: 5-8
    • Flowering Date: Early summer (June)
    • Planting Instructions: Dig a hole large enough to accommodate the roots without bending them. Work soil around the roots, firm well and water thoroughly.
    • Winter Care: None special.
    • Shipped: 2-3' STANDARD
    • Growth Rate: Slow to moderate.
    • Shipping Season: Spring
    • Flower Color: white
    • Flower Form: Flower bracts that are pointed at the tips rather than rounded like cornus florida.
    • Foliage Type: Ovate, wavy margined leaves. Dark green in color, red-orange and scarlet tones in fall.
    • Pruning: To shape if desired. Remove broken and crossed branches.
    • Soil Requirement: Well drained, humus rich soil that is neutral to acidic.
    • Watering Requirement: Prefers consistent moisture in hot/dry conditions.
    • Restricted States: AE AK FL GU HI PR

    Shipping

    When will my order ship?

    Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country during the shipping timeframes outlined below:

    2019 Spring Shipping Schedule
    Zone Trees > 24"
    1A-4B 4/1/19 - 6/21/19
    5A 3/18/19 - 6/21/19
    5B-6B 3/4/19 - 6/21/19
    7A & 7B 2/11/19 - 6/21/19
    8A-10B 2/11/19 - 6/21/19
    Last Order Date June 17th, 2019

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