Cornus sericea, Redosier Dogwood 18-24″ Native Bare Root Shrubs

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Cornus sericea, Redosier Dogwood 18-24″ Native Bare Root Shrubs

18-24″ Bare root shrub seedlings require a minimum order of 25 or more of a single species.

For Shipping and sizing info, please see “Frequently Asked Questions” about bare root shrubs

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Cornus sericea, Redosier Dogwood 18-24″ Native Bare Root Shrubs

18-24″ Bare root shrub seedlings require a minimum order of 25 or more of a single species.

Botanic Native Name: Cornus sericea

Common Native Name: Redosier dogwood, Red Osier dogwood, red twig dogwood, redstem dogwood

Attractive Bark:
Attractive Fall Color:
Attractive Flowers:
Average to moist soil:
Beneficial Insects:
Butterflies:
Edible Fruit:
Erosion Control:
FAC- Occur in wetlands and non-wetlands:
Flood Tolerant:
Four Season Interest:
Game Birds:
High Wildlife Value:
Native to Coastal Regions:
Native To Mountain Regions:
Native to Piedmont Regions:
Native bare root Shrub:
Small Mammals:
Songbirds:
Waterfowl:
An order minimum of 50 of this size/species is required.

Botanic Native Name: Cornus sericea

Common Native Name: Redosier dogwood, Red Osier dogwood, red twig dogwood, redstem dogwood

Sun Exposure: Full Sun Part Sun Part Shade Full Shade

Soil moisture: Dry Average Moist Wet

Soil Type: Clay Loamy Sandy Organic

Mature height / spread: 6-12′

Flower: white, June- August

Fruit: White

Fall Color: red

Soil Ph: 6.1-7.5

Ethnobotanic: Native Americans smoke the inner
bark of redosier dogwood in tobacco mixtures used in
the sacred pipe ceremony. Dreamcatchers,
originating with the Potawotami, are made with the
stems of the sacred redosier dogwood. Some tribes
ate the white, sour berries, while others used the
branches for arrow-making, stakes, or other tools.
The fleshy fruits of dogwoods are very
valuable to wildlife, particularly in the Northeast
(Martin et al. 1951). The fruit ripens in late summer,
and besides being available through the fall, some of
the berries may persist on the plants into the winter
months. Wildlife browse the twigs, foliage, and
fruits. Birds known to eat the fruit include: wood
ducks, eastern bluebirds, cardinals, catbirds, long-tailed chats,
crows, purple finches, yellow-shafted flickers, crested flycatchers,
grosbeaks, kingbirds, American magpies, mockingbirds,
crested mynah birds, orioles, robins, yellow-bellied sapsuckers,
European starlings, tree swallows, scarlet tanagers, brown thrashers,
thrushes, vireos, pine warblers, cedar waxwings, and woodpeckers.
Game birds who eat both the fruits and buds include grouse,
ring-necked pheasants, band-tailed pigeons, greater prairie chickens,
bobwhite quail, and wild turkeys. The shrubs provide excellent nesting
habitat for songbirds. Mammals that eat the fruit and foliage include
black bear, beaver, mountain beaver, cottontail rabbits, raccoons,
eastern skunks, squirrels, chipmunks, mice, and rats. Deer, elk,
Mountain goat, and moose browse the twigs and foliage.

Cornus sericea, Redosier Dogwood 18-24″ Native Bare Root Shrubs

18-24″ Bare root shrub seedlings require a minimum order of 25 or more of a single species.

For Shipping and sizing info, please see “Frequently Asked Questions” about bare root shrubs