Discover the beauty of Cornus kousa 'China Girl', also known as the Japanese Flowering Dogwood. This tree grows slowly but boasts stunning white flowers and elegant branching. Add a touch of class to your garden with this enchanting addition that transforms your outdoor space with its natural splendor.
The leaves of Cornus kousa 'China Girl' are dark green and opposite. In autumn, they change to purplish-red hues.
Between May and June, the tree blooms profusely with gorgeous white flowers. By July, these gradually turn into a soft pink color. This colorful process adds an enchanting element to your garden during the early summer months, making it a beautiful and natural place.
The tree self-pollinates, so planting just one specimen is enough to achieve beautiful flowering and fruiting. This makes it easy to enjoy the beautiful flowers and fruits without needing to plant multiple trees.
In September, the red fruits appear on stems and resemble raspberries. The fruits of Cornus kousa 'China Girl' are edible, although the skin tastes somewhat bitter.
Cornus kousa 'China Girl' thrives on almost all nutrient-rich, well-drained soils and is winter-hardy. It is relatively easy to maintain, as its branches grow horizontally in tiers. A little shaping and the removal of dead branches are all it needs, best done in June.
Why Choose a Young Tree from Amitis
- Easy to plant yourself due to the compact size and light weight
- Conveniently delivered to your home in a sturdy packaging
- Experience the growth and development of your own tree
- Easy to maintain
- Cultivate the size and growth form you are looking for
- Attain mature size within a short time
- Can be planted year-round as everything is delivered in pots
- No root loss and better chances of establishment as everything is pot-grown
- Cost-effective purchase
- Fresh, healthy plants directly from the grower
Want to know more about pruning? Read our page on tree maintenance! Feel free to contact us; we are happy to assist!