Cornus kousa 'Akatsuki'

Also known as:

  • Cornus kousa 'Aka tsuki'
  • Akatsuki Chinese Dogwood

Plant Type

tree

Zones

5a-8b

Size

H:15'-18'

Growing Conditions

Soil Needs:

acid, average, well-drained, rich

Sun Exposure:

sun, part sun, part shade

Features

Flowers:

white, pink, green

Foliage:

deciduous, variegated, white / cream, pink, green, shiny / glossy

Fruit:

pink, red

Flowering Time:

summer

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Springfield, Oregon

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Dartmouth, Massachusetts

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A sport of C.k 'Satomi' from Japan. The leaves have a green center with wide irregular margins of creamy white and pink. The flowers are not totally pink, but with the attractive variegation we can't expect everything!

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Salem, Oregon

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Rarely available; selected as a sport branch on 'Satomi' at Shibamichi Nursery in Japan. It has white-variegated foliage similar to 'Wolf Eyes', but the flower bracts are irregularly specked with pink. With irrigation it is not as susceptible to sunburn in Oregon, but reports from TN growers suggest that it may do best there in partial shade or on a north facing slope to protect it from the worst of late afternoon summer heat.

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Description by: Avant Gardens

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Dartmouth, Massachusetts

508-998-8819

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This rarely available selection of Japanese Dogwood originated as a sport on Cornus k. 'Satomi' at a nursery in Japan. It has variegated foliage similar to 'Wolf Eyes' but the flower bracts have a wide pink edge, and is best sited where it won't get burned by afternoon sun. 15-18' tall ultimately. We have 2-3' plants for spring shipping.

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