Cornus nuttalli

Attractive multi-branched tree with clustered flowers with showy white bracts in spring, sometimes repeating in early fall, followed by bunches of bright red berries. Smooth blackish-brown bark.

cor-nut flower (c) C. Evans
cor-nut leaves (c) C. Evans
cor-nut tree (c) P. Breen
  • cor-nut flower (c) C. Evans
  • cor-nut leaves (c) C. Evans
  • cor-nut tree (c) P. Breen

Plant Details

Habitat:
Riparian Forests
Bottomland Forests
Mixed Hardwood-Conifer Forest or Woodland
Shrub Swamp
Moist but well-drained acidic soil.
Mature Height:
30-40'
Shade Preference:
Partial Shade, Full Shade,
Soil Tolerance:
Moist but well-drained acidic soils
Special Uses:
Attracts insects, bees and butterflies; Attracts birds; Attracts hummingbirds; Ornamental