FLOWERING DOGWOOD

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FLOWERING DOGWOOD suitable for counties:
CONNECTICUT: Fairfield, Hartford, Litchfield, Middlesex, New Haven, New London, Tolland, Windham
ARKANSAS: Arkansas, Ashley, Baxter, Benton, Boone, Bradley, Calhoun, Carroll, Clark, Clay, Cleburne, Cleveland, Columbia, Conway, Craighead, Crawford, Cross, Dallas, Drew, Faulkner, Franklin, Fulton, Garland, Grant, Greene, Hempstead, Hot Spring, Howard, Independence, Izard, Jackson, Jefferson, Johnson, Lafayette, Lawrence, Lee, Lincoln, Little River, Logan, Lonoke, Madison, Marion, Miller, Montgomery, Nevada, Newton, Ouachita, Perry, Phillips, Pike, Poinsett, Polk, Pope, Prairie, Pulaski, Randolph, Saline, Scott, Searcy, Sebastian, Sevier, Sharp, St. Francis, Stone, Union, Van Buren, Washington, White, Yell
DELAWARE: Kent, New Castle
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: District of Columbia
GEORGIA: Bartow, Bibb, Brantley, Brooks, Bryan, Bulloch, Calhoun, Candler, Carroll, Charlton, Chatham, Chattahoochee, Clarke, Cook, Crisp, Dade, Decatur, DeKalb, Dougherty, Echols, Elbert, Floyd, Fulton, Habersham, Hall, Harris, Jackson, Lanier, Lee, Long, Lowndes, Madison, Marion, Morgan, Murray, Oconee, Oglethorpe, Rabun, Richmond, Spalding, Stephens, Sumter, Tattnall, Thomas, Tift, Union, Washington, Wayne, Wilcox
FLORIDA: Alachua, Bay, Calhoun, Citrus, Clay, Columbia, Duval, Escambia, Franklin, Gadsden, Gulf, Hamilton, Hernando, Holmes, Jackson, Jefferson, Lake, Leon, Liberty, Madison, Manatee, Marion, Okaloosa, Orange, Pasco, Polk, Putnam, Santa Rosa, Suwannee, Union, Wakulla, Walton, Washington
INDIANA: Blackford, Brown, Carroll, Cass, Clark, Clinton, Crawford, Daviess, De Kalb, Dearborn, Decatur, Delaware, Dubois, Elkhart, Fayette, Floyd, Fountain, Franklin, Fulton, Gibson, Greene, Hamilton, Hancock, Harrison, Henry, Howard, Huntington, Jackson, Jasper, Jay, Jefferson, Jennings, Johnson, Knox, Kosciusko, La Porte, Lagrange, Lake, Lawrence, Madison, Marion, Martin, Miami, Monroe, Montgomery, Morgan, Noble, Ohio, Orange, Owen, Parke, Perry, Pike, Porter, Posey, Putnam, Randolph, Ripley, Scott, Shelby, Spencer, St. Joseph, Starke, Steuben, Sullivan, Switzerland, Tippecanoe, Union, Vanderburgh, Vermillion, Vigo, Wabash, Warren, Warrick, Washington, Wayne, Wells, White, Whitley
ILLINOIS: Adams, Alexander, Brown, Calhoun, Cass, Champaign, Christian, Clark, Clay, Clinton, Coles, Crawford, Douglas, Edgar, Fayette, Franklin, Gallatin, Greene, Hamilton, Hancock, Hardin, Jackson, Jasper, Jefferson, Jersey, Johnson, Lawrence, Logan, Macoupin, Marion, Mason, Massac, Monroe, Morgan, Perry, Piatt, Pike, Pope, Pulaski, Randolph, Richland, Saline, Sangamon, Schuyler, Scott, Shelby, St. Clair, Union, Vermilion, Wabash, Washington, Wayne, White, Williamson
KENTUCKY: Adair, Allen, Barren, Bath, Bell, Boone, Bourbon, Boyle, Bracken, Breathitt, Breckinridge, Bullitt, Butler, Calloway, Campbell, Carter, Casey, Christian, Clark, Clay, Crittenden, Daviess, Edmonson, Estill, Fayette, Floyd, Franklin, Fulton, Gallatin, Garrard, Graves, Grayson, Green, Greenup, Hancock, Hardin, Harlan, Hart, Henry, Hopkins, Jefferson, Jessamine, Johnson, Kenton, Knott, Knox, Larue, Laurel, Lee, Leslie, Letcher, Lewis, Lincoln, Madison, Magoffin, Marshall, Martin, McCreary, McLean, Meade, Menifee, Mercer, Monroe, Montgomery, Morgan, Nelson, Oldham, Owen, Owsley, Pendleton, Perry, Pike, Powell, Pulaski, Rockcastle, Rowan, Russell, Spencer, Taylor, Trigg, Union, Warren, Whitley, Wolfe
KANSAS: Cherokee
MASSACHUSETTS: Barnstable, Berkshire, Bristol, Dukes, Essex, Franklin, Hampden, Hampshire, Middlesex, Nantucket, Norfolk, Plymouth, Suffolk, Worcester
LOUISIANA: Acadia, Allen, Avoyelles, Beauregard, Bienville, Bossier, Caddo, Calcasieu, Caldwell, Catahoula, Claiborne, Concordia, De Soto, East Baton Rouge, East Carroll, East Feliciana, Evangeline, Franklin, Grant, Iberia, Jackson, La Salle, Lafayette, Lincoln, Livingston, Madison, Morehouse, Natchitoches, Orleans, Ouachita, Rapides, Red River, Richland, Sabine, St. Helena, St. Landry, St. Mary, St. Tammany, Tangipahoa, Tensas, Union, Vermilion, Vernon, Washington, Webster, West Carroll, West Feliciana, Winn
MAINE: York
MARYLAND: All counties
MISSOURI: Barry, Barton, Bates, Benton, Bollinger, Boone, Butler, Callaway, Camden, Cape Girardeau, Carter, Cedar, Christian, Cole, Cooper, Crawford, Dade, Dallas, Dent, Douglas, Dunklin, Franklin, Gasconade, Greene, Hickory, Howard, Howell, Iron, Jasper, Jefferson, Laclede, Lawrence, Lincoln, Madison, Maries, Marion, McDonald, Miller, Mississippi, Moniteau, Montgomery, Morgan, New Madrid, Newton, Oregon, Osage, Ozark, Pemiscot, Perry, Pettis, Phelps, Pike, Polk, Pulaski, Ralls, Reynolds, Ripley, Saline, Scott, Shannon, Shelby, St. Charles, St. Francois, St. Louis, Ste. Genevieve, Stoddard, Stone, Taney, Texas, Vernon, Warren, Washington, Wayne, Webster, Wright
MICHIGAN: Allegan, Barry, Berrien, Calhoun, Cass, Clinton, Eaton, Hillsdale, Ingham, Ionia, Jackson, Kalamazoo, Kent, Lake, Lapeer, Lenawee, Livingston, Mason, Muskegon, Oakland, Oceana, Saginaw, Shiawassee, St. Clair, St. Joseph, Tuscola, Van Buren, Washtenaw, Wayne
NORTH CAROLINA: Alamance, Alexander, Alleghany, Anson, Ashe, Avery, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Buncombe, Burke, Cabarrus, Caldwell, Carteret, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cherokee, Chowan, Clay, Cleveland, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Davidson, Davie, Duplin, Durham, Edgecombe, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Gates, Graham, Granville, Greene, Guilford, Harnett, Haywood, Henderson, Hertford, Hoke, Iredell, Jackson, Johnston, Jones, Lee, Lenoir, Lincoln, Macon, Madison, Martin, Mecklenburg, Mitchell, Montgomery, Moore, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Orange, Pamlico, Pender, Perquimans, Person, Pitt, Polk, Randolph, Richmond, Robeson, Rockingham, Rowan, Rutherford, Sampson, Scotland, Stanly, Stokes, Transylvania, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, Watauga, Wayne, Wilkes, Wilson, Yadkin, Yancey
MISSISSIPPI: Adams, Alcorn, Amite, Attala, Benton, Carroll, Chickasaw, Choctaw, Claiborne, Clarke, Clay, Copiah, Covington, DeSoto, Forrest, Franklin, George, Greene, Grenada, Hancock, Harrison, Hinds, Holmes, Jackson, Jasper, Jefferson, Jones, Kemper, Lafayette, Lamar, Lauderdale, Lawrence, Lee, Lincoln, Madison, Marion, Marshall, Montgomery, Newton, Noxubee, Oktibbeha, Panola, Pearl River, Perry, Pike, Pontotoc, Prentiss, Rankin, Scott, Simpson, Smith, Stone, Tate, Tippah, Tishomingo, Union, Walthall, Warren, Washington, Wayne, Webster, Wilkinson, Winston, Yalobusha, Yazoo
NEW JERSEY: Bergen, Burlington, Camden, Cape May, Cumberland, Essex, Gloucester, Hudson, Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Monmouth, Morris, Passaic, Somerset, Sussex, Union, Warren
NEW HAMPSHIRE: Carroll, Cheshire, Coos, Hillsborough, Rockingham, Strafford
OHIO: Adams, Allen, Ashland, Ashtabula, Athens, Auglaize, Belmont, Brown, Butler, Carroll, Champaign, Clark, Clermont, Clinton, Columbiana, Coshocton, Crawford, Cuyahoga, Darke, Defiance, Delaware, Erie, Fairfield, Fayette, Franklin, Fulton, Gallia, Geauga, Greene, Guernsey, Hamilton, Hancock, Harrison, Henry, Highland, Hocking, Holmes, Huron, Jackson, Jefferson, Knox, Lake, Lawrence, Licking, Logan, Lorain, Lucas, Madison, Mahoning, Marion, Medina, Meigs, Mercer, Miami, Monroe, Montgomery, Morgan, Morrow, Muskingum, Noble, Ottawa, Perry, Pike, Portage, Preble, Putnam, Richland, Ross, Sandusky, Scioto, Seneca, Shelby, Stark, Summit, Trumbull, Tuscarawas, Union, Vinton, Warren, Washington, Wayne, Williams, Wood, Wyandot
NEW YORK: Albany, Bronx, Cattaraugus, Cayuga, Chemung, Columbia, Delaware, Dutchess, Erie, Genesee, Greene, Kings, Livingston, Monroe, Nassau, New York, Niagara, Oneida, Onondaga, Ontario, Orange, Orleans, Putnam, Queens, Rensselaer, Richmond, Rockland, Saratoga, Schenectady, Suffolk, Tompkins, Ulster, Warren, Washington, Westchester, Wyoming
PENNSYLVANIA: Adams, Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Bedford, Berks, Blair, Bradford, Bucks, Butler, Cambria, Cameron, Carbon, Centre, Chester, Clarion, Clearfield, Clinton, Columbia, Crawford, Cumberland, Dauphin, Delaware, Elk, Erie, Fayette, Forest, Franklin, Fulton, Greene, Huntingdon, Indiana, Jefferson, Juniata, Lackawanna, Lancaster, Lawrence, Lebanon, Lehigh, Luzerne, Lycoming, Mercer, Mifflin, Monroe, Montgomery, Montour, Northampton, Northumberland, Perry, Philadelphia, Pike, Potter, Schuylkill, Snyder, Somerset, Sullivan, Susquehanna, Union, Venango, Warren, Washington, Westmoreland, Wyoming, York
OKLAHOMA: Craig, Ottawa
SOUTH CAROLINA: Abbeville, Aiken, Allendale, Anderson, Bamberg, Barnwell, Beaufort, Berkeley, Calhoun, Charleston, Cherokee, Chesterfield, Clarendon, Colleton, Darlington, Dillon, Dorchester, Edgefield, Florence, Georgetown, Greenville, Greenwood, Horry, Kershaw, Lancaster, Laurens, Lee, Lexington, Marion, Marlboro, McCormick, Newberry, Oconee, Orangeburg, Pickens, Richland, Saluda, Spartanburg, Sumter, Union, Williamsburg, York
RHODE ISLAND: Newport, Providence, Washington
TEXAS: Anderson, Angelina, Austin, Bastrop, Brazoria, Brazos, Burleson, Cass, Cherokee, Ellis, Fannin, Freestone, Grayson, Gregg, Grimes, Hardin, Harrison, Houston, Jasper, Jefferson, La Salle, Leon, Liberty, Limestone, Marion, Matagorda, Milam, Montgomery, Morris, Nacogdoches, Orange, Polk, Red River, Robertson, Rusk, Sabine, San Jacinto, Smith, Taylor, Titus, Trinity, Upshur, Van Zandt, Walker, Washington, Wood
TENNESSEE: Anderson, Benton, Bledsoe, Blount, Campbell, Carroll, Carter, Cheatham, Cocke, Cumberland, Davidson, Decatur, DeKalb, Dickson, Fayette, Fentress, Franklin, Gibson, Giles, Grainger, Grundy, Hamilton, Hardeman, Hardin, Henderson, Henry, Hickman, Houston, Humphreys, Johnson, Knox, Lake, Lauderdale, Lawrence, Lewis, Marion, McNairy, Meigs, Monroe, Montgomery, Morgan, Obion, Perry, Pickett, Polk, Putnam, Rhea, Roane, Robertson, Rutherford, Scott, Sevier, Shelby, Smith, Stewart, Sumner, Tipton, Van Buren, Warren, Wayne, Weakley, White, Williamson, Wilson
VERMONT: Bennington, Windham
VIRGINIA: Accomack, Albemarle, Alleghany, Amelia, Amherst, Appomattox, Arlington, Augusta, Bath, Bedford, Bland, Botetourt, Brunswick, Buchanan, Buckingham, Campbell, Caroline, Carroll, Charles City, Charlotte, Chesapeake, Chesterfield, Clarke, Craig, Culpeper, Cumberland, Dickenson, Dinwiddie, Essex, Fairfax, Fauquier, Floyd, Fluvanna, Franklin, Frederick, Giles, Gloucester, Goochland, Grayson, Greene, Greensville, Halifax, Hampton, Hanover, Henrico, Henry, Highland, Isle of Wight, James City, King and Queen, King George, King William, Lancaster, Lee, Loudoun, Louisa, Lunenburg, Madison, Mathews, Mecklenburg, Middlesex, Montgomery, Nelson, New Kent, Newport News, Northampton, Northumberland, Nottoway, Orange, Page, Patrick, Pittsylvania, Powhatan, Prince Edward, Prince George, Prince William, Pulaski, Rappahannock, Richmond, Roanoke, Rockbridge, Rockingham, Russell, Scott, Shenandoah, Smyth, Southampton, Spotsylvania, Stafford, Suffolk, Surry, Sussex, Tazewell, Virginia Beach, Warren, Washington, Westmoreland, Wise, Wythe, York
WEST VIRGINIA: Barbour, Berkeley, Boone, Braxton, Brooke, Cabell, Calhoun, Clay, Doddridge, Fayette, Gilmer, Grant, Greenbrier, Hampshire, Hancock, Hardy, Harrison, Jackson, Jefferson, Kanawha, Lewis, Lincoln, Marion, Marshall, Mason, McDowell, Mercer, Mineral, Mingo, Monongalia, Monroe, Morgan, Nicholas, Ohio, Pocahontas, Preston, Putnam, Raleigh, Randolph, Ritchie, Roane, Summers, Taylor, Tucker, Tyler, Upshur, Wayne, Webster, Wetzel, Wirt, Wood, Wyoming
ALABAMA: Autauga, Barbour, Bibb, Blount, Bullock, Butler, Calhoun, Chambers, Cherokee, Chilton, Clarke, Clay, Cleburne, Coffee, Colbert, Conecuh, Coosa, Covington, Crenshaw, Cullman, Dale, Dallas, DeKalb, Elmore, Escambia, Etowah, Fayette, Franklin, Geneva, Greene, Hale, Henry, Jackson, Jefferson, Lamar, Lauderdale, Lawrence, Lee, Limestone, Lowndes, Macon, Madison, Marengo, Marshall, Mobile, Monroe, Montgomery, Morgan, Perry, Pickens, Pike, Randolph, Russell, Shelby, St. Clair, Sumter, Talladega, Tallapoosa, Tuscaloosa, Walker, Washington, Wilcox, Winston

Flowering dogwood belongs to family of cornaceae plants, its species name is florida. This plant grows actively in spring and summer. Flowering dogwood has green foliage and bears white colored flowers. Flowering dogwood booms in early spring.The plant grows in erect form with multiple stems. Flowering dogwood is a moderately growing plant, a mature Flowering dogwood can grow up to 30 feet. This plant has very low tolerance to draught conditons.

Active Growth Period : Spring and Summer Flower Color : White
Foliage Color : Green Growth Form : Multiple Stem
Growth Rate : Moderate Height, Mature (feet) : 30
Drought Tolerance : Low Frost Free Days, Minimum : 160
Temperature, Minimum (°F) : -28 Palatable Human : No
Bloom Period : Early Spring
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Reproduction

Bloom Period : Early Spring Commercial Availability : Routinely Available
Fruit/Seed Abundance : Medium Fruit/Seed Period Begin : Spring
Fruit/Seed Period End : Fall Fruit/Seed Persistence : Yes
Propogated by Bare Root : Yes Propogated by Bulbs : No
Propogated by Container : Yes Propogated by Corms : No
Propogated by Cuttings : Yes Propogated by Seed : Yes
Propogated by Sod : No Propogated by Sprigs : No
Propogated by Tubers : No Seeds per Pound : 4480
Seed Spread Rate : Slow Seedling Vigor : Medium
Small Grain : No Vegetative Spread Rate : None

Use

Berry/Nut/Seed Product : No Christmas Tree Product : No
Fodder Product : No Fuelwood Product : Low
Lumber Product : No Naval Store Product : No
Nursery Stock Product : Yes Palatable Browse Animal : Medium
Palatable Graze Animal : Low Palatable Human : No
Post Product : No Protein Potential : Low
Pulpwood Product : No Veneer Product : No

Physiology

Active Growth Period : Spring and Summer After Harvest Regrowth Rate : - -
Bloat : None C:N Ratio : High
Coppice Potential : No Fall Conspicuous : Yes
Fire Resistance : No Flower Color : White
Flower Conspicuous : Yes Foliage Color : Green
Foliage Porosity Summer : Porous Foliage Porosity Winter : Porous
Foliage Texture : Medium Fruit Color : Red
Fruit Conspicuous : Yes Growth Form : Multiple Stem
Growth Rate : Moderate Height at Base Age, Maximum (feet) : 20
Height, Mature (feet) : 30 Known Allelopath : No
Leaf Retention : No Lifespan : Short
Low Growing Grass : No Nitrogen Fixation : None
Resprout Ability : Yes Shape and Orientation : Erect
Toxicity : - -

Growth Requirements

Adapted to Coarse Textured Soils : Yes Adapted to Medium Textured Soils : Yes
Adapted to Fine Textured Soils : No Anaerobic Tolerance : None
CaCO3 Tolerance : Low Cold Stratification Required : Yes
Drought Tolerance : Low Fertility Requirement : Medium
Fire Tolerance : Medium Frost Free Days, Minimum : 160
Hedge Tolerance : Low Moisture Use : Low
pH (Minimum) : 4.8 pH (Maximum) : 7.7
Planting Density per Acre, Minimum : 1200 Planting Density per Acre, Maximum : 2700
Precipitation (Minimum) : 80 Precipitation (Maximum) : 80
Root Depth, Minimum (inches) : 18 Salinity Tolerance : None
Shade Tolerance : Tolerant Temperature, Minimum (°F) : -28

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