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Cherokee Chief Dogwoods for Sale Online
The Cherokee Chief Red Flowering Dogwood (Cornus Florida Cherokee) is one of the first sure fire signs that spring has officially sprung. With early spring blooms that boast a rosy-red coloring and white centers, your Dogwood tree is sure to make a splash in the garden this planting season.
In addition to the specimen trees stunning spring blooms, the Cherokee Chief also has extremely attractive foliage that changes color with the seasons. The leaves of the Cherokee Chief Dogwood emerge bright green in spring and make for a stunning contrast with the plant's ruby-red blooms. As temperatures drop, the Cherokee's leaves turn an outstanding brick red color in the fall. It produces red berries in early fall.
The deciduous trees are extremely cold hardy and can handle the frigid winter elements better then most flowering trees. Handling large amounts of snow and ice, the Cherokee Chief Dogwood Trees also make for a standout addition to a winter landscape. The stunning ornamental trees also produce bright red berries in the winter.
Ideal conditions for the Chief Dogwoods includes full sun to partial shade and moderate watering. The trees also grow best in nutrient rich, well-drained soils. These flowering Dogwood cultivar also enjoy a moderate watering schedule; however, they are fairly drought resistant.
This small, low-branched tree has an attractive branching habit, giving a graceful, layered effect that looks beautiful in any landscape. Popular for use in mass plantings, as well as use as yard focal points, the Cherokee Chief is a phenomenal planting option for a wide variety of garden and landscape projects.
|Mature Height:||20 to 25 Feet|
|Mature Width:||20 to 25 Feet|
|Classification:||Broad leaved deciduous tree, flowering tree|
|Sunlight:||Full sun to part shade|
|Foliage:||Green; deep red fall color|
|Pruning Season:||No pruning needed|
|Soil Condition:||Any well drained soil|
|Water Requirements:||Water well until established|
|Uses:||Tolerates all soil types and full sun|