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Plant Characteristics

Flower Color*
  • Dark Pink
Fruit Type*
  • Non-Edible Fruit
Growth Habit*
  • Ornamental/Medium Growing
  • Upright Growing
Growth Rate*
  • Medium
Leaf Color Fall*
  • Orange/Brilliant Orange
  • Red/Brilliant Red
Nature Assets*
  • Attracts Birds
  • Deer Resistant
Plant Type*
  • Tree
Preferred Planting Season*
  • Summer Planting
  • Spring Planting
  • Fall Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Average
  • Well-Drained
  • Moist
Season of Interest*
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
  • Early Spring
  • Summer
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Spring Flowering
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
Sun Exposure*
  • Prefers Morning Sun Only in Northern States
  • Prefers Morning Sun Only in Southern States
Uses*
  • Understory Planting
  • Provides Shade
  • Accent Plant
  • Landscape Specimen
 

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Cornus is fairly easy to grow and adapts well to most conditions. Plant in a location with some afternoon shade in the southern states. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer. To give your plant the best start possible, we include free fertilizer with every order.

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SCARLET FIRE™ KOUSA DOGWOOD

Cornus kousa 'Rutpink'

Buy Scarlet Fire™ Kousa Dogwood online. Scarlet Fire™ is the first C. kousa released from the fabled Rutgers dogwood breeding program. It was selected it for its deep pink to fuchsia colored bracts that appear to glow from a distance. The bracts are pointed and do not overlap, developing an attractive starry shape.

Mature Height:

20-30 Feet

Mature Spread:

15-20 Feet

Hardiness Zone:

5-8

What's My Hardiness Zone?

Family: Cornaceae · Common Name: Dogwood

FREE with every plant purchased:

  • The Sooner Guarantee: For details, click here!
  • A pre-measured amount of Polyon® Best-Paks time release fertilizer that keeps your plant well nourished for one year.
  • Pre-hydrated Hydro-Gels are included in the top of each container to use when planting as they help retain soil moisture, and plants will establish more quickly with less transplant shock. Plants will also survive drought-like conditions and accidental missed waterings better.
  • Planting and Care Instruction brochure.
  • Catalogs of new and exciting plant brands, such as Garden Debut® and Proven Winners®.

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Purchase SCARLET FIRE™ KOUSA DOGWOOD Online

Root Pouch 2 gallon

SKU: 13901

(2.11 gallons / 8 liters)
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Standard Package Grown in Root Pouch®.




$75.00

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Root Pouch 5 gallon

SKU: 11461

(4.22 gallons / 16 liters)
(3-4 ft tall)
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$135.00

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Customer Testimonials

Excellent packaging; excellent quality plant, already blooming.


Elke
Hiawassee, GA
June 2018

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