Dogwood, Red Osier
Category: deciduous shrub Size: medium
Mature Size: 6-8' by 6-8'
Zone: 1-9 Growth Rate: moderate
Foliage: oval, deep green leaves, red stems
Elevation (if known):
Water: Prefers frequent water. Colorado State says has fair drought resistance.
Soil : Does not due well in clay
Comments: Red fall foliage. Stems redden up in spring.
Alamosa Tree Board Recommended? no
Street Tree? no Street Tree Conditions:
CO/NM native? no Native to:
Known Locations: A beautiful one at the Folkart Store on 3rd Street, Alamosa. My Alamosa garden
Information Sources: Trees for Conservation: a Buyer’s Guide (Colorado State Forest)