How to Grow Flowering Dogwood?

Answer Flowering dogwood (Cornus florida L.) is an ornamental tree with beautiful flowers and it's the State tree of Virginia. It is native to North America and grows in various states of the USA and prov... Read More »

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How do I grow flowering dogwood trees from seed?

Clean SeedsPick ripe seeds directly from the dogwood tree, or collect them from the ground around the tree. Ripe seeds are red and easily come off the tree when you pull them. Store the seeds in a ... Read More »

What is the scientific name for the flowering dogwood?

Cornus florida is the scientific name assigned to the flowering dogwood, an attractive tree that grows in the wild across much of the eastern part of the United States. According to the University ... Read More »

How do I prune a flowering dogwood?

TimingPrune your flowering dogwood tree in the late fall or early spring, when the tree is dormant. Pruning during the spring could cause insect infestation.PruneCut branches or shoots lower than t... Read More »

How do I propagate flowering dogwood trees?

CuttingsSelect a shoot from the current season's growth that has little to no flower buds. Cut off the flower buds with a small knife if there are no bud-less shoots. Cut a 6-inch section off the e... Read More »