SILKY DOGWOOD

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SILKY DOGWOOD suitable for counties:
CONNECTICUT: Fairfield, Hartford, Litchfield, Middlesex, New Haven, New London, Tolland, Windham
ALABAMA: Autauga, Bibb, Blount, Butler, Calhoun, Chambers, Cherokee, Clarke, Clay, Cleburne, Conecuh, Coosa, Cullman, Dale, Dallas, DeKalb, Etowah, Fayette, Jefferson, Lauderdale, Lawrence, Lee, Macon, Marion, Marshall, Perry, Randolph, Russell, Shelby, St. Clair, Sumter, Talladega, Tallapoosa, Tuscaloosa, Wilcox, Winston
DELAWARE: New Castle
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: District of Columbia
GEORGIA: Banks, Bartow, Cherokee, Clarke, Clinch, Cobb, Columbia, Dade, Dawson, Decatur, Elbert, Fayette, Floyd, Fulton, Glascock, Gordon, Hall, Haralson, Harris, Lincoln, Madison, Morgan, Murray, Oglethorpe, Rabun, Spalding, Stephens, Sumter, Talbot, Taliaferro, Troup, Union, Upson, Whitfield, Wilkes
FLORIDA: Escambia, Franklin, Gadsden, Jackson, Liberty
ILLINOIS: Adams, Alexander, Bond, Boone, Calhoun, Carroll, Cass, Champaign, Clark, Clinton, Coles, Cook, Crawford, Cumberland, DeKalb, Douglas, DuPage, Edgar, Effingham, Fayette, Franklin, Grundy, Hancock, Hardin, Henry, Iroquois, Jackson, Jersey, Jo Daviess, Johnson, Kane, Kankakee, Kendall, Lake, Lawrence, Lee, Livingston, Logan, Macon, Macoupin, Marion, Marshall, Mason, Massac, McHenry, Menard, Mercer, Ogle, Peoria, Piatt, Pike, Pope, Pulaski, Randolph, Richland, Sangamon, St. Clair, Stark, Tazewell, Union, Wabash, Warren, Washington, Wayne, White, Will, Williamson, Winnebago, Woodford
IOWA: All counties
KENTUCKY: Bath, Bell, Bracken, Calloway, Campbell, Carter, Casey, Christian, Clay, Elliott, Fayette, Fleming, Franklin, Gallatin, Garrard, Hardin, Harlan, Hickman, Jackson, Jefferson, Jessamine, Johnson, Kenton, Laurel, Lee, Lincoln, Madison, Marshall, McCreary, Menifee, Morgan, Pendleton, Powell, Pulaski, Rockcastle, Rowan, Russell, Scott, Todd, Warren, Wayne, Whitley, Wolfe
INDIANA: Crawford, Jefferson
MARYLAND: All counties
MASSACHUSETTS: Berkshire, Bristol, Essex, Franklin, Hampden, Hampshire, Middlesex, Nantucket, Norfolk, Plymouth, Suffolk, Worcester
MICHIGAN: Allegan, Alpena, Antrim, Arenac, Barry, Bay, Benzie, Berrien, Branch, Calhoun, Cass, Charlevoix, Cheboygan, Chippewa, Clare, Clinton, Delta, Emmet, Genesee, Gladwin, Grand Traverse, Gratiot, Huron, Ingham, Ionia, Iosco, Isabella, Jackson, Kalamazoo, Kent, Lapeer, Leelanau, Lenawee, Livingston, Mackinac, Macomb, Manistee, Mecosta, Menominee, Midland, Monroe, Montcalm, Montmorency, Muskegon, Oakland, Oceana, Osceola, Ottawa, Presque Isle, Roscommon, Saginaw, Sanilac, Shiawassee, St. Clair, Van Buren, Washtenaw, Wayne
MAINE: Androscoggin, Aroostook, Cumberland, Franklin, Hancock, Kennebec, Knox, Lincoln, Oxford, Penobscot, Sagadahoc, Somerset, Waldo, Washington, York
MISSISSIPPI: Adams, Claiborne, Clay, Coahoma, Hinds, Issaquena, Jefferson, Lafayette, Lee, Lowndes, Marshall, Pontotoc, Tippah, Tishomingo, Tunica, Union, Washington, Yazoo
MISSOURI: All counties
NEW HAMPSHIRE: Belknap, Carroll, Cheshire, Grafton, Hillsborough, Merrimack, Rockingham, Strafford, Sullivan
NORTH CAROLINA: Alamance, Alexander, Alleghany, Anson, Ashe, Bladen, Brunswick, Burke, Cabarrus, Caldwell, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cherokee, Chowan, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Edgecombe, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Graham, Granville, Guilford, Halifax, Harnett, Haywood, Henderson, Hertford, Iredell, Jackson, Johnston, Lee, Lincoln, Macon, Madison, McDowell, Mecklenburg, Mitchell, Montgomery, Moore, Nash, Orange, Person, Pitt, Randolph, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Union, Vance, Wake, Watauga, Wilkes
NEW YORK: Albany, Allegany, Bronx, Cattaraugus, Cayuga, Chautauqua, Chemung, Chenango, Clinton, Columbia, Delaware, Dutchess, Erie, Essex, Fulton, Genesee, Hamilton, Herkimer, Jefferson, Kings, Madison, Oneida, Onondaga, Orange, Orleans, Oswego, Putnam, Queens, Rensselaer, Richmond, Rockland, Saratoga, Schenectady, Schoharie, Schuyler, Seneca, St. Lawrence, Steuben, Suffolk, Tioga, Tompkins, Ulster, Warren, Washington, Westchester
NEW JERSEY: Bergen, Burlington, Camden, Cape May, Essex, Gloucester, Hudson, Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Monmouth, Morris, Ocean, Passaic, Salem, Somerset, Sussex, Union, Warren
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, Franklin, Fulton, Greene, Huntingdon, Indiana, Jefferson, Juniata, Lancaster, Lawrence, Lebanon, Lehigh, Luzerne, Lycoming, McKean, Mercer, Mifflin, Monroe, Montgomery, Montour, Northampton, Northumberland, Perry, Philadelphia, Pike, Schuylkill, Snyder, Somerset, Sullivan, Susquehanna, Tioga, Union, Venango, Warren, Washington, Wayne, Westmoreland, York
OHIO: Adams, Allen, Ashland, Ashtabula, Auglaize, Carroll, Champaign, Clark, Clinton, Columbiana, Coshocton, Crawford, Cuyahoga, Darke, Defiance, Delaware, Erie, Fairfield, Fayette, Franklin, Fulton, Gallia, Geauga, Greene, Guernsey, Hancock, Hardin, Harrison, Henry, Highland, Hocking, Holmes, Huron, Jackson, Jefferson, Knox, Lake, Lawrence, Licking, Logan, Lorain, Lucas, Madison, Mahoning, Marion, Medina, Meigs, Mercer, Monroe, Montgomery, Morrow, Muskingum, Noble, Ottawa, Paulding, Perry, Pickaway, Pike, Portage, Putnam, Richland, Ross, Sandusky, Scioto, Seneca, Shelby, Stark, Summit, Trumbull, Tuscarawas, Van Wert, Vinton, Washington, Wayne, Williams, Wood, Wyandot
SOUTH CAROLINA: Abbeville, Aiken, Anderson, Berkeley, Cherokee, Chester, Chesterfield, Darlington, Edgefield, Fairfield, Greenville, Greenwood, Horry, Jasper, Kershaw, Lancaster, Laurens, Lexington, McCormick, Newberry, Oconee, Pickens, Richland, Saluda, Spartanburg, Union, York
RHODE ISLAND: Bristol, Kent, Newport, Providence, Washington
VIRGINIA: Accomack, Albemarle, Alleghany, Amelia, Amherst, Appomattox, Arlington, Augusta, Bath, Bedford, Bland, Botetourt, Brunswick, Buchanan, Buckingham, Campbell, Caroline, Carroll, Charles City, Charlotte, Chesterfield, Clarke, Craig, Culpeper, Cumberland, Dickenson, Dinwiddie, Essex, Fairfax, Fauquier, Floyd, Fluvanna, Franklin, Frederick, Giles, Gloucester, Goochland, Grayson, Greene, Greensville, Halifax, Hanover, Henrico, Henry, Highland, Isle of Wight, James City, King and Queen, King George, King William, Lancaster, Loudoun, Louisa, Lunenburg, Madison, Mecklenburg, Middlesex, Montgomery, Nelson, New Kent, 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, Surry, Sussex, Tazewell, Virginia Beach, Warren, Washington, Westmoreland, Wise, Wythe, York
TENNESSEE: Anderson, Benton, Bledsoe, Blount, Carroll, Carter, Cheatham, Clay, Cocke, Coffee, Cumberland, Davidson, Decatur, DeKalb, Dickson, Fayette, Fentress, Franklin, Giles, Grainger, Greene, Grundy, Hamilton, Hardin, Hawkins, Henry, Hickman, Houston, Humphreys, Johnson, Knox, Lawrence, Lewis, Loudon, Madison, Marion, Maury, McNairy, Meigs, Monroe, Montgomery, Morgan, Overton, Perry, Pickett, Polk, Putnam, Rhea, Roane, Rutherford, Scott, Sequatchie, Sevier, Shelby, Stewart, Sullivan, Unicoi, Union, Van Buren, Warren, Washington, Wayne, Weakley, White, Williamson
WEST VIRGINIA: Barbour, Berkeley, Brooke, Cabell, Calhoun, Fayette, Grant, Greenbrier, Hampshire, Hancock, Harrison, Jackson, Marion, Mason, Mercer, Mineral, Monongalia, Monroe, Nicholas, Ohio, Pocahontas, Preston, Randolph, Ritchie, Summers, Taylor, Tucker, Upshur, Wayne, Webster, Wetzel, Wirt, Wyoming
VERMONT: Addison, Bennington, Caledonia, Chittenden, Franklin, Grand Isle, Orange, Rutland, Windham, Windsor

Silky dogwood belongs to family of cornaceae plants, its species name is amomum. This plant grows actively in spring and summer. Silky dogwood has green foliage and bears white colored flowers. Silky dogwood booms in early spring.The plant grows in semi-erect form. Silky dogwood is a moderately growing plant, a mature Silky dogwood can grow up to 10 feet. This plant has very low tolerance to draught conditons.

Active Growth Period : Spring and Summer Flower Color : White
Foliage Color : Green Growth Form : Stoloniferous
Growth Rate : Moderate Height, Mature (feet) : 10
Drought Tolerance : Low Frost Free Days, Minimum : 110
Temperature, Minimum (°F) : -38 Palatable Human : No
Bloom Period : Early Spring
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Reproduction

Bloom Period : Early Spring Commercial Availability : Routinely Available
Fruit/Seed Abundance : Low Fruit/Seed Period Begin : Spring
Fruit/Seed Period End : Summer Fruit/Seed Persistence : No
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 : 12200
Seed Spread Rate : Slow Seedling Vigor : Medium
Small Grain : No Vegetative Spread Rate : Slow

Use

Berry/Nut/Seed Product : No Christmas Tree Product : No
Fodder Product : No Fuelwood Product : - -
Lumber Product : No Naval Store Product : No
Nursery Stock Product : Yes Palatable Browse Animal : Low
Palatable Graze Animal : Low Palatable Human : No
Post Product : No Protein Potential : - -
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 : Yes Fall Conspicuous : No
Fire Resistance : No Flower Color : White
Flower Conspicuous : Yes Foliage Color : Green
Foliage Porosity Summer : Dense Foliage Porosity Winter : Moderate
Foliage Texture : Coarse Fruit Color : Green
Fruit Conspicuous : Yes Growth Form : Stoloniferous
Growth Rate : Moderate Height at Base Age, Maximum (feet) : 7
Height, Mature (feet) : 10 Known Allelopath : No
Leaf Retention : No Lifespan : Moderate
Low Growing Grass : No Nitrogen Fixation : None
Resprout Ability : No Shape and Orientation : Semi-Erect
Toxicity : None

Growth Requirements

Adapted to Coarse Textured Soils : Yes Adapted to Medium Textured Soils : Yes
Adapted to Fine Textured Soils : Yes Anaerobic Tolerance : Medium
CaCO3 Tolerance : Low Cold Stratification Required : Yes
Drought Tolerance : Low Fertility Requirement : Medium
Fire Tolerance : High Frost Free Days, Minimum : 110
Hedge Tolerance : Medium Moisture Use : High
pH (Minimum) : 5.0 pH (Maximum) : 7.0
Planting Density per Acre, Minimum : 1200 Planting Density per Acre, Maximum : 4800
Precipitation (Minimum) : 60 Precipitation (Maximum) : 60
Root Depth, Minimum (inches) : 16 Salinity Tolerance : None
Shade Tolerance : Intermediate Temperature, Minimum (°F) : -38

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Robert H. Mohlenbrock. USDA SCS. 1991. Southern wetland flora: Field office guide to plant species. South National Technical Center, Fort Worth. Courtesy of USDA NRCS Wetland Science Institute.
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Robert H. Mohlenbrock. USDA SCS. 1991. Southern wetland flora: Field office guide to plant species. South National Technical Center, Fort Worth. Courtesy of USDA NRCS Wetland Science Institute.
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Steve Hurst. Provided by ARS Systematic Botany and Mycology Laboratory. United States, DC, Washington.
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Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. An illustrated flora of the northern United States, Canada and the British Possessions. 3 vols. Charles Scribner's Sons, New York. Vol. 2: 661. Courtesy of Kentucky Native Plant Society. Scanned by Omnitek Inc.
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USDA NRCS. Wetland flora: Field office illustrated guide to plant species. USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service. Provided by NRCS National Wetland Team, Fort Worth, TX.

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