High Calorie Wildlife Fruit
One of the best native shrub dogwoods in terms of flower and fruit production. Our ECOS strain can tolerate drier soil types than the species and still fruits heavily. It has since proven to be a great performing native strain of silky dogwood. Other strains from northern Michigan failed when put to the test in our dry sandy soil. Heavy production of dark blue fruit. Creamy yellow flowers in dense clusters. Fruit has high amounts of calcium –excellent for good skeletal growth in wildlife and high amounts of fat energy. Fruit is used by ruffed grouse, bobwhite, wild turkey, pheasant and wood ducks. Begins fruiting 3 years from planting. Can tolerate light shade and grow in open locations. Once established very drought tolerant. Produces a very fibrous thick root system. Height to 4-6 ft.
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Cornus amomum-citrinaSeed Source: