Golden Glory Cornelian Cherry Dogwood

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Golden Glory Corneliancherry Dogwood is a beautiful clump form tree for any landscape. The yellow, early March flowers appear before the leaves- followed by bright red edible fruits which attract birds. The glossy green foliage turns an outstanding red in fall.

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Quick Overview

Why it rocks:

Golden Glory Corneliancherry Dogwood is a beautiful clump form tree for any landscape. The yellow, early March flowers appear before the leaves- followed by bright red edible fruits which attract birds. The glossy green foliage turns an outstanding red in fall. Golden Glory is an upright, abundant flowered Dogwood which was propagated from an Illinois specimen, and is a great plant for Chicago and the Northern Midwest. 

Where to put it:

Golden Glory Corneliancherry Dogwood can be used anywhere in the landscape to add some color and native flair. Dogwoods are an excellent specimen to plant near a patio, at corners of the house, or in groupings anywhere in the yard. Dogwoods are commonly used for privacy screening, foundation plantings, or anywhere where a small clump form tree is ideal. This species is not used enough in the modern landscape, and makes an excellent small tree that is one of the best native ornamentals growing in the US.

What it needs:

Golden Glory Corneliancherry Dogwood is extremely durable, and native to the Midwest. This tree will do well in full sun or partial shade and is considered the most durable of the larger dogwood types. 

Specs

Specs
Botanical Name Cornus mas 'Golden Glory'
Hardiness Zone 5
Tree Type Ornamental & Flowering
Size Range Small Tree (15-25 feet)
Mature Height 20'
Mature Spread 22'
Shape Round
Foliage Color Green
Fall Color Red
Flower Color Yellow
Decorative Fruit Bright Red, Cherry Like
Landscape Uses Privacy/Screening, Ornamental/Flowering
Growth Rate Moderate
Plant Tolerance Very Adaptable