Milky Way Dogwood Tree Overview
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Milky Way Dogwood

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A Showy White Cloud Of Flowers In Spring!

  • Beautiful Small Tree
  • Tons Of White Spring Flowers
  • Easy Care
  • Kousa Hybrid Shows Resistance to Anthracnose, Powdery Mildew

You know that Dogwoods are known for their showy spring flowers, but you have no idea the flower-power they are capable of until you see a Milky Way Dogwood, Cornus kousa var. chinensis 'Milky Way', in full bloom. These hybrids take the best of both US and Japanese natives and show them off to absolute perfection. They have more flowers, more fruit and more vigor than any other Dogwood variety on the market. These make perfect yard trees in the US and you won't believe the amount of attention they bring every spring.

Another great thing about this kousa hybrid is that it shows better resistance to disease better than other Flowering Dogwoods

Milky Way Dogwood tree is great in a sunny or semi-shady spot. These stunning trees look great as a foundation tree, a patio tree or even in large pots. The leaves are great shade casters in the summer and turn pretty fall colors every autumn, but oh, those blooms in the spring! Every spring Milky Way flowering Dogwood tree covers itself in snow-white blossoms after the leaves bud out making the tree look like a frothy confection for over a month!

These are perfect specimen trees by themselves, but you can never have too many Milky Way Kousa Dogwoods in your yard, so try them in groups for a show-stopping woodland garden.

These have a huge US range and will do well in most gardens. Buy now to have stunning blooms in the spring!

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

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
#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 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 14.95
20 - 49.99 17.95
50 - 69.99 19.95
70 - 99.99 24.95
100 - 129.99 29.95
130 - 130+ Approx 25%

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PLANT HIGHLIGHTS

Milky Way Dogwood Is Suited to Grow in Zones 4-8
Growing Zones 4-8
More Information
Botanical Name Cornus kousa var. chinensis 'Milky Way'
Mature Height 15 - 20 feet
Mature Spread 15 - 20 feet
Sun Exposure Full Sun, Partial Shade
Soil Type Widely Adaptable
Growth Rate Medium
Flower Color White
Foliage Green
Pollinator Friendly Yes