Cornus kousa 'Tri Splendour'

Cornus kousa ‘Tri Splendour’

Dogwood

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does not flower in March

Plant does not flower in April

Plant does flower in May

Plant does flower in June

Plant does not flower in July

Plant does not flower in August

Plant does not flower in September

Plant does not flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

  • Botanical name: Cornus kousa 'Tri Splendour'
  • Common name: Dogwood
  • Family: Cornaceae
  • Plant Type: Tree, Deciduous
Flower colour:

White

Foliage colour:

Golden

Green

Native to Japan and Korea, Cornus kousa is a large shrub or tree with two good seasons of interest. In early summer it bears white bracts with tiny flowers in the centre, set against the green leaves, and in autumn the leaves flare bronze and crimson. In a good year there will also be strawberry-like pink fruit in autumn.

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Cornus kousa ‘Tri Splendour’ has wonderful variegated foliage in green and white with shades of gold on new growth. These turn a beautiful red in autumn. It’s an ideal choice for a small garden.

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Grow Cornus kousa ‘Tri Splendour’ in rich soil with well-rotted compost, in full sun to partial shade.

How to grow Cornus 'Tri Splendour'

  • Plant size

    5m height

    4m spread

  • Aspect

    East facing, west facing

  • Position in border

    Front, middle

  • Sun exposure: Dappled shade, partial shade
  • Soil type: Well drained / light / sandy

Plant calendar

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Plant
Plant

Do not Plant in January

Do not Plant in February

Do not Plant in March

Do not Plant in April

Do not Plant in May

Do not Plant in June

Do not Plant in July

Do not Plant in August

Do Plant in September

Do Plant in October

Do Plant in November

Do not Plant in December

Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does not flower in March

Plant does not flower in April

Plant does flower in May

Plant does flower in June

Plant does not flower in July

Plant does not flower in August

Plant does not flower in September

Plant does not flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

Cornus 'Tri Splendour' and wildlife

Cornus 'Tri Splendour' has no particular known value to wildlife in the UK.

Is Cornus 'Tri Splendour' poisonous?

Cornus 'Tri Splendour' has no toxic effects reported.

No reported toxicity to:

No reported toxicity to Birds

No reported toxicity to Cats

No reported toxicity to Dogs

No reported toxicity to Horses

No reported toxicity to Livestock

No reported toxicity to People