Known as the wedding-cake tree, because of its distinctive, horizontal, tiered habit, this tree makes a lovely focal point for a small to medium-sized garden. SIZE/TYPE: taller shrub: USUAL HEIGHT: 3-5m: USUAL WIDTH: 2-3m: LEAVES: deciduous broadleaf : COLOUR OF LEAVES: varigated:green a white FLOWERS: less showy but noticeable: COLOUR OF FLOWERS: white BLOOMING TIME: April - May : LOCATION: full sun: USDA zone (lowest) 5 (down to -29°C) WINTER PROTECTION : … These are our best value plugs plants. The Wedding Cake Tree shimmering beautifully against a backdrop of lush green. The tree requires no regular pruning, since this would interfere with its graceful, tiered habit. Home > Plants > Trees > Small garden trees > Cornus controversa 'Variegata' Watch all videos > Back. Leaf: broad ovate to broad oval, 8 - 15 cm long, white-edged . Cornus controversa - the wedding cake tree - is a species of the dogwood family Cornaceae native to China, Korea, the Himalayas and Japan. H4. At the moment the plant is only about 3 ft high and only branches on one side. Categories: Big Bugger, Bigger Bugger, Biggest Bugger, Deciduous, flowering, Tree Tags: Deciduous, flowering, hardy, specimen tree. £65.99. Cultivars and Varieties: Cornus controversa' Variegata', Cornus controversa ‘Pagoda ’ This is a small to medium-sized deciduous tree that is native to Asia. Pruning: In our opinion, Cornus alba 'Sibirica Variegata' is most attractive if pruned hard to about 30 - 40 cm above the ground early each spring. however, I can clearly see that the branch is layering and wants to go horizontally. Cornus controversa ‘Variegata’ commonly known as The Wedding Cake Tree is an upright, tiered deciduous tree with spreading branches. in stock (shipped in 3-5 working days) Quantity 1 Plus Minus. Cornus controversa 'VARIEGATA' wedding cake tree, giant dogwood. Videos. In late spring, small, creamy-white flowers appear in flattened clusters and provide a great floral show. Common name/s ? Great value, robust plug plants for easy handling and care. Cornus controversa 'Variegata' wedding cake tree. Cornus controversa ‘Variegata’ is deciduous, before the leaves fall in autumn they display lovely red-purple colours. Cornus controversa Variegata-Wedding CakeTree 1.3L. Enquire by email now . These 5cm plugs are great for confident gardeners and should be potted on before planting out. Yes, you can graft Eddie's White Wonder onto seedling Cornus controversa. In Spring the leaves open bright green with a good cream border. View Basket. Foliage is a beautiful mid green with broad creamy white margins turning shades of reddish purple in the autumn. Specifications. CORNUS controversa 'Variegata' Commonly known as Giant dogwood, Wedding cake tree. You can buy Cornus controversa 'Kanuma' online mail-order. The clusters are 15-20cm across. Customer complaining about pruning of wedding cake tree - Cornus controversa. Bark and branches: green with shallow grooves. 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