Cornus alba sibirica
Common name: Red Stemmed Dogwood (Sibirica, also known as “Westonbirt”)
Native: Not applicable.
Size and spread (10 years): 1.8m x 1.6m
Treatment required: Mildly dormant requires 12 weeks stratification treatment.
Seeds / kg: c. 37,600; 98% viable
Ideal sowing period: Spring
Soil conditions: Any soil including waterlogged conditions.
Planting instructions: This is a less vigorous form of Cornus alba. Prune some stems back to the ground every year to encourage younger, brighter red stems to grow. Feed in the spring to help with this process.
Mature height: 2m x 2m
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