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Cornus alternifolia 'Golden Shadows'

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Family: Cornaceae
Genus: Cornus (KOR-nus) (Info)
Species: alternifolia (al-tern-ee-FOH-lee-uh) (Info)
Cultivar: Golden Shadows
Additional cultivar information: (PP11287, aka Wstackman)
Hybridized by Stackman; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1997

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Category:
Trees

Height:
12-15 ft. (3.6-4.7 m)
15-20 ft. (4.7-6 m)

Spacing:
12-15 ft. (3.6-4.7 m)
15-20 ft. (4.7-6 m)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 3b: to -37.2 C (-35 F)
USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)
USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

Sun Exposure:
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Deciduous
Variegated
Chartreuse/Yellow

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:
Patented

Propagation Methods:
From softwood cuttings
By grafting
By budding

Seed Collecting:
Bag seedheads to capture ripening seed
Allow unblemished fruit to ripen; clean and dry seeds
Unblemished fruit must be significantly overripe before harvesting seed; clean and dry seeds
Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral coriaceous On May 23, 2014, coriaceous from ROSLINDALE, MA wrote:

'W. Stackman' is the cultivar name. "Golden Shadows" is a trademark.

Leaves are said to burn in full sun in many places. Cornus alternifolia is a highly shade tolerant forest understory tree/shrub with beautifully layered horizontal branching.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Chicago, Illinois
Des Plaines, Illinois
Westfield, Indiana
Russell, Kentucky
Dracut, Massachusetts
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Denville, New Jersey
Oyster Bay, New York
St John's, Newfoundland and Labrador
Sarver, Pennsylvania
Lexington, Virginia
Bothell, Washington
Kalama, Washington



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