WESTERN DOGWOOD suitable for counties:
ALASKA: All counties
IDAHO: Bonner, Idaho, Latah
CALIFORNIA: Alameda, Contra Costa, Del Norte, El Dorado, Glenn, Humboldt, Lake, Los Angeles, Marin, Mendocino, Monterey, Napa, Nevada, Plumas, Riverside, San Benito, San Bernardino, San Diego, San Francisco, San Luis Obispo, San Mateo, Santa Barbara, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, Shasta, Siskiyou, Solano, Sonoma, Tehama, Trinity
NEVADA: Carson City, Douglas, Washoe
MONTANA: All counties
WASHINGTON: Asotin, Chelan, Clallam, Clark, Columbia, Cowlitz, Ferry, Grant, Grays Harbor, Island, King, Kittitas, Klickitat, Lewis, Mason, Okanogan, Pacific, Pend Oreille, Pierce, San Juan, Skagit, Skamania, Snohomish, Spokane, Stevens, Thurston, Wahkiakum, Whatcom, Whitman, Yakima
OREGON: Benton, Clackamas, Clatsop, Columbia, Coos, Curry, Douglas, Hood River, Jackson, Josephine, Lane, Lincoln, Linn, Marion, Multnomah, Polk, Tillamook, Washington, Yamhill

Western dogwood belongs to family of cornaceae plants, its species name is sericea. This plant grows actively in spring and summer. Western dogwood has green foliage and bears white colored flowers. Western dogwood booms in summer.The plant grows in semi-erect form with multiple stems. Western dogwood is a moderately growing plant, a mature Western dogwood can grow up to 16 feet. This plant has very low tolerance to draught conditons. Other varieties of this plant are redosier dogwoodredosier dogwood, and redosier dogwood

Active Growth Period : Spring and Summer Flower Color : White
Foliage Color : Green Growth Form : Multiple Stem
Growth Rate : Moderate Height, Mature (feet) : 16
Drought Tolerance : Low Frost Free Days, Minimum : 100
Temperature, Minimum (°F) : -35 Palatable Human : No
Bloom Period : Summer


Bloom Period : Summer Commercial Availability : Routinely Available
Fruit/Seed Abundance : Medium 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 : 18500
Seed Spread Rate : Slow Seedling Vigor : Medium
Small Grain : No Vegetative Spread Rate : Slow


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 : Medium
Palatable Graze Animal : Low Palatable Human : No
Post Product : No Protein Potential : - -
Pulpwood Product : No Veneer Product : No


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 : Dense Foliage Porosity Winter : Moderate
Foliage Texture : Coarse Fruit Color : White
Fruit Conspicuous : Yes Growth Form : Multiple Stem
Growth Rate : Moderate Height at Base Age, Maximum (feet) : 15
Height, Mature (feet) : 16 Known Allelopath : No
Leaf Retention : No Lifespan : Long
Low Growing Grass : No Nitrogen Fixation : None
Resprout Ability : Yes 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 : High
CaCO3 Tolerance : Medium Cold Stratification Required : Yes
Drought Tolerance : Low Fertility Requirement : Medium
Fire Tolerance : Medium Frost Free Days, Minimum : 100
Hedge Tolerance : Medium Moisture Use : Medium
pH (Minimum) : 4.8 pH (Maximum) : 7.5
Planting Density per Acre, Minimum : 1100 Planting Density per Acre, Maximum : 2700
Precipitation (Minimum) : 60 Precipitation (Maximum) : 60
Root Depth, Minimum (inches) : 16 Salinity Tolerance : Medium
Shade Tolerance : Intermediate Temperature, Minimum (°F) : -35



western dogwood
İGary A. Monroe. United States, NV, Washoe Co., Wilbur D. May Arboretum. June 16, 2003.
western dogwood
İGary A. Monroe. United States, NV, Washoe Co., Wilbur D. May Arboretum. June 16, 2003.


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