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Eddie's White Wonder Dogwood

Cornus 'Eddie's White Wonder'

Description: 
This exceptional hybrid between our native Western dogwood and the eastern North American one has beautiful large white flowers that open in Spring. It has outstanding red Fall color.

Power Line Approved: Yes

Min. street tree planting width: 5 feet

Mature Height: 25-30 feet

Mature Spread: 15-20 feet

Tree Shape: Upright oval

Where to Plant: 
Works well in smaller planting strips or in a tight yard space.    

Leaves:
Dark green foliage turns rich red in the fall.

Flowers:
Large white flowers composed of overlapping bracts. 

Red berries.

Preferred Site Conditions:
Sun to light shade. Morning sun, afternoon shade. Prefers acidic, moist, but well drained soil. 

Potential Problems:
This cultivar is resistant to dogwood anthracnose. It will not tolerate too much full sun or alkaline soil conditions.

Minimum Planting Distances:

  • 15 feet from house or building
  • 3 ½ feet back from the face of the curb
  • 5 feet from underground utility lines
  • 10 feet from power poles
  • 7 ½ feet from driveways (10 feet recommended)
  • 20 feet from street lights and other existing trees
  • 30 feet from street intersections

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