The fruit is bright red and persistent into winter.
Because dogwood trees are also dormant in late fall, it is also a good time for planting.
After the tree goes dormant, but before the ground freezes is ideal. Since in some areas fall is drier than in the spring, it's important to make sure the dogwood tree receives sufficient water.
Choosing Between Spring and Fall.
Prefers moist, well-drained, acid soil in full sun to part shade, but is adaptable.
This lofty, deciduous (loses its leaves in the fall) conifer (small round cones at the end of twigs) is very tolerant to typical urban conditions as well as wet areas. Its slender pyramidal form, beautiful leaf texture, attractive bark and fast growing habit make this a worthwhile tree to plant.
Feb 18, The best time to plant Dogwood trees is in the early fall or spring. They can be planted from bare root, or from potted root balls. If you are planting bare root stock, you will definitely need to plant in fall or early spring, before the tree begins to bud and flower.
Dogwoods planted as root ball trees can be dug in at any time, but the spring and fall are still better, providing less stress on the shrubnotch.clubted Reading Time: 4 mins. Mar 25, Flowering Dogwood: Thriving Native Plant for Maryland LGS Notes: Flowering dogwood is a small deciduous tree that displays beautiful blooms in early spring.
While tolerant of a range of conditions, it prefers moist, well-drained soil in part-shade, making it a perfect choice for the edge of a woodland garden, or as a smaller specimen tree in a Estimated Reading Time: 1 min.