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  • An individual specimen of Cornus Kousa China Girl on the Barcham Trees nursery

    An individual specimen of Cornus kousa China Girl on the Barcham Trees nursery

  • The fruit of Cornus kousa China Girl

    The fruit of Cornus kousa China Girl

  • The beautiful white flower of Cornus kousa China Girl

    The beautiful white flower of Cornus kousa China Girl

  • Cornus kousa China Girl

    Cornus kousa China Girl

Cornus kousa China Girl

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An individual specimen of Cornus Kousa China Girl on the Barcham Trees nursery

An individual specimen of Cornus kousa China Girl on the Barcham Trees nursery

Cornus kousa China Girl

Introduced in the late 1970s and selected in Holland this variety has large bracts great autumn colour and good sized fruits.

Plants as small as 40-60cm are capable of setting flower buds making this an ideal garden tree that exhibits lots of interest.

Flowers are borne in abundance in early spring and the foliage turns vivid colours by autumn.

Supplied as a maturing bushy shrub it will eventually make a small tree.

Cornus kousa types do not thrive in alkaline soils they just linger.

Best only to plant on ground with a ph less than 7 and to avoid waterlogged or compacted soils.

Mature heights and crown spread can vary depending on environmental conditions

Mature height: 3-5m

Mature spread: 3-4m