Audubon® Native Pagoda Dogwood

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10004498

The National Audubon Society presents a new line of native plants and trees that helps birds and wildlife thrive in your area! The Audubon® Native Pagoda Dogwood (Cornus alternifolia) also known as Pigeonberry, because Passenger Pigeons once adored the fruits. Now your local and migratory birds relish and they’re highly beneficial Host Plants for over 118 species of butterfly caterpillars!

Four seasons of interest, they have ornamental, horizontal branching that looks amazing in snow can have a natural Bonsai effect. In spring, the branches are laden with flat-topped, fragrant flowers. Perfect landing pads for neighborhood pollinators, the fresh spring foliage is a wonderful contrast to the pale yellow blooms.

Use it as a large shrub, or as small multi-trunked trees. The flowers mature into attractive blue-black fruit in the late summer and these are Bird-Friendly treats your local songbirds will relish!

Planting and Application:

Pagoda are low maintenance and outstanding Ornamental trees and specimens! They can be used equally well in home gardens and commercial landscapes when planted in a correct location. A perfect choice for a naturalized landscape where you can sit and watch the birds and four-season beauty.

Marvelous accent trees on the outside edge of a Rain Garden, capturing and filtering runoff before it flows into the groundwater. Group or plant in rows along a patio or walkway, with no need to worry about aggressive roots. Also suitable as front foundation landscaping to add superb curb appeal.

  • Coral Red Stalks & Reddish Purple Fall Color
  • Attractive Bluish Black Berries
  • Seed, Fruit & Insect-Eating Bird Species
  • Fragrant Pale Yellow Flowers
  • Rain Garden, Shade Tree & Pollinator Friendly

#ProPlantTips for Care:

Pagoda Dogwoods prefers partial shade, in cool, moist, acidic soils and a thick layer of mulch. Grow as a single trunk or a multi-trunk tree or a low shrub with Pruning.

  • Thrives in Cold Weather & Disease Resistant
  • Fast Growth Rate
  • Tolerates Black Walnut Juglone
  • Part Sun Favoring Morning Sun & Afternoon Shade
  • Prune When Dormant

Picturesque and bird-friendly, the Audubon® Native Pagoda Dogwood Tree is an inspirational wonder in your native wildlife landscape! Blooms, berries and great fall color can be yours at NatureHills.com!

Audubon® Plant Information

Bird-Friendly native trees and plants provide food and shelter for local and migrating birds, as well as other wildlife. By purchasing and planting native flora, you will support Audubon's conservation mission and impact, while helping birds and wildlife thrive!

  • Grown Without Neonicotinoids
  • Audubon® is Licensed & Registered to the National Audubon Society
  • May Not Be Available in Non-Native Regions, States or Countries - Check Here
  • Audubon® Native Plants & Trees are Exclusively Grown by Bower & Branch

Buying Options for Plants

Nature Hills sells a large variety of plants with several options available. Plants are offered in both potted containers and as dormant bare root without soil. Here is a helpful resource to understand your options as you create a beautiful landscape with help from Nature Hills.

Ever wonder what a larger plant will mean for your landscape? Container Sizes are really all about the age of the plant!

Seasonally, Nature Hills offers hand selected, high quality bare root trees, shrubs and perennials. Bare root plants are sold by height from the top of the root system to the top of the plant. Plants may be taller than the height minimums.

  • Popular sizes of select trees are 1 foot, 2 feet, 3 feet, etc.
  • Popular sizes of select bare root plants is 1 foot, 18 inches, etc.

Nature Hills Container Size by Volume

Keep in mind, specific varieties and different growing conditions can affect the rate at which plants grow. Variations in size may occur.

Young Plants to 18 Months
Size Volume
2"x2"x3" Ranges from .18 to .21 dry quarts / .198 to .23 dry liters in volume
4.5" Container Equal to .65 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume
Sprinter Pot Equal to .63 dry quart / .69 dry liter in volume
4" Container Ranges from .31 to .87 / .35 to .96 dry liter in volume
6" Container Equal to 1.4 dry quarts / 1.59 dry liters in volume
1 Quart Equal to 1 dry quart / 1.1 dry liter in volume
5.5" Container Equal to 1.89 of a dry quart / 2.08 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x5" Ranges from .8 to 1.1 dry quarts / .88 to 1.2 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x6" Ranges from 1.0 to 1.3 dry quarts / 1.1 to 1.41 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x9" Ranges from 1.1 to 2.1 dry quarts / 1.2 to 2.3 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x10" Ranges from 1.7 to 2.3 dry quart / 1.87 to 2.53 dry liters in volume
Plants 18 Months - 2.5 Years Old
Size Volume
2 Quart Equal to 2 dry quarts / 2.2 dry liters in volume
#1 Container Ranges from 2.26 to 3.73 dry quarts / 2.49 to 4.11 dry liters in volume
5"x5"x12" Equal to 3.5 to 4.3 dry quarts / 3.85 to 4.74 dry liters in volume
Plants 2 - 4 Years Old
Size Volume
#2 Container Ranges from 1.19 to 1.76 dry gallons / 5.24 to 7.75 dry liters in volume
#3 Container Ranges from 2.32 to 2.76 dry gallons / 10.22 to 12.16 dry liters in volume
Plants 3 - 5 Years Old
Size Volume
#5 Container Ranges from 2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume
#6 Container Ranges from 5.25 to 6.01 dry gallons / 23.12 to 26.42 dry liters in volume
#7 Container Ranges from 5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume

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Shipping

To obtain a more accurate shipment time-frame, simply enter your zip code in the “Find Your Growing Zone” box to the right. Our plants are grown all over the country and lead time on items may be different because of this. Once your order is placed, you will also receive the specific shipment time-frame information as part of your order confirmation. Once an item ships, you will receive shipment notification and tracking numbers, so you can follow along while your plant travels to your doorstep. We use FedEx, UPS, or USPS at our discretion.

Due to winter weather we have put a hold on shipping to the areas shown below in grey. You can still order now and we will ship the plant to you during an appropriate time for your zone.

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Shipping Rates

At Nature Hills we handle, package and ship the products you order with the utmost care to ensure healthy delivery. Shipping and handling charges are calculated based on the tables below. Please note that some items include an additional handling surcharge, these will be noted on the item's product page.

From To S&H
0 - 19.99 24.99
20 - 49.99 29.99
50 - 69.99 34.99
70 - 99.99 39.99
100 - 129.99 44.99
130 - 149.99 48.99
150 - 150+ Approx 28%

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PLANT HIGHLIGHTS

Audubon® Native Pagoda Dogwood Is Suited to Grow in Zones 3-7
Growing Zones 3-7
More Information
Brand Audubon Native Plants & Trees
Botanical Name Cornus alternifolia
Type Deciduous
Mature Height 12 - 20 feet
Mature Spread 10 - 20 feet
Soil Well Drained Soil
Moisture Medium
Growth Rate Fast
Foliage Color Green
Fall Color Yellow, Red, Burgundy / Purple
Pollinator Friendly Yes
Pruning Time After Flowering
Fragrant Yes