Kousa Dogwood

Kousa Dogwood

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November Through April
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Kousa Dogwood (Cornus kousa)


 The Kousa dogwood is part of the Cornus genus, containing over twenty stunning flowering dogwood trees. 


This Asian native species is a deciduous ornamental tree that is well-adapted and enjoys tremendous popularity in the United States.


Many gardeners covet kousa dogwood trees for more than their striking white flowers--its small to medium height perfectly fits a smaller yard. It is a highly decorative tree that will not grow overly large.


Besides the beauty of the Kousa dogwood, the species is hardy. It is pest-resistant, cold-hardy, and drought-hardy. Kousa dogwood is an easy-to-love and even easier-to-care-for tree.


Kousa Dogwood Trees Are Incredibly Easy to Care For


Once your Kousa dogwood tree settles into place, it will give you a stunning display of showy cotton-white flowers in the late spring and a generous green canopy all summer. Fall brings purple, red, or burgundy foliage.


Kousa dogwood trees require filtered sun--select an appropriate site. The ideal spot would have morning sunshine and afternoon shade. However, this tree is not too picky.


Before you plant your Kousa dogwood trees, check for well-draining soil because they don't like wet roots. De-compact the earth and mix in a generous shovel of compost, wood mulch, or shredded leaf litter. These materials have the nutrients the dogwood tree craves.


Upon maturity, you need only provide routine care--fertilize your dogwood tree twice a year ( in the spring and fall), prune it when needed, and create a protective layer of mulch before the winter cold arrives.


The Beauty of the Kousa Dogwood Tree Will Impress You

The Kousa dogwood tree has a sturdy but relatively small trunk and multiple eye-pleasing branches. It reaches a maximum height of about thirty feet.


The snowy white buds will blossom into four-inch, four-petal flowers that form a stout cross shape. Each will measure up to three inches wide.


Order Your Kousa Dogwood Tree From TN Nursery


TN Nursery digs each Kousa dogwood tree fresh and ships it immediately to ensure excellent plant health. Order your Kousa dogwood tree from TN Nursery today.

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  • 4
    Kousa dogwood

    Posted by Matthew Neufeld on May 13, 2022

    This is my 2nd try but future plan is to turn into a bonsai.

  • 5
    10 Kousa Dogwoods 2 ft tall

    Posted by Zack Taylor, Jr. on Apr 20, 2022

    Excellent trees and in the ground - Looking forward to seeing leaves on the trees. zt

  • 4

    Posted by Ava Kovacs on Jan 23, 2022

    This beautiful tree looks wintery in my yard. I made more orders yesterday and so excited to have it delivered soonest. Thanks TN nursery

  • 5
    Kousa dogwood

    Posted by Ron on May 08, 2021

    I'll admit to being a bit apprehensive when my tree arrived. It was dormant. It arrived the same time as the kwanzan cherry trees which also were dormant. I planted them all the same day. The cherry trees took off and are growing at an amazing rate. After 5-weeks the kousa is starting to bud and looks good. It's a welcome addition and my wife loves the tree! Will buy from this nursery again.

  • 5
    Kousa Dogwood Trees

    Posted by Sid Huff on May 03, 2021

    Quick ship by these folks. Got the trees in the ground just in time for rains this week. Will do business with TN nursery again.

  • 5
    Kousa Dogwoods (2)

    Posted by Glata Grindstaff on Apr 13, 2021

    THe package arrived in great shape and the dormant trees appeared to be in good shape. As the have only been in the ground a few days I can’t tell if they are going to survive or not but as of now they get a 5 star rating.

  • 5
    Great product

    Posted by Sheila Dankert on Apr 13, 2021

    Arrived fast and packaged well. Can't wait to see it grow. Thank you.

  • 5
    Very Healthy Trees

    Posted by Dennis on Dec 09, 2020

    vibrant white blooms in spring LOVE MY TREE

  • 4
    We hope they look like the picture

    Posted by Haymes farm on Nov 13, 2019

    Thanks for your service

Shipping Information

We dig fresh our plants and ship immediately. We ship US Mail, Priority shipping. You will receive a tracking number once your plants ship. All plants will be fine in their packages for up to 3 days after receiving.

How We Protect Your Plants For Transit

We sell only bare root plants. We dip the roots in tera-sorb silicone gel to retain ample moisture for transit and surround with plastic. This is superior protection for plants in transit for up to 12 days.

Upon Receipt Of Your Plants

Open your plants and inspect the same day received. We offer 3 days to report any problems with your order. Bare root plants need to be planted within 2-3 days of receiving unless weather-related problems prohibit planting. Store in a cool place and keep roots moist and covered with plastic until they can be planted. Water for the first week daily after planting.

Shipping Dates

Ships November through April