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Scarlet Fire® Rutgers Japanese Dogwood

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Game-Changing Scarlet Fire® Rutgers Japanese Dogwood

  • Captivating, Deep Fuchsia-Pink Blooms
  • Crimson-Red, Strawberry-Like Summer Fruits
  • Incredibly Disease Resistant
  • Immaculate Ornamental Tree

No more of the same old same old! Scarlet Fire® Dogwood (Cornus kousa 'Rutpink') will be sure to illuminate your landscaping in the late spring and early summer.

Most Dogwoods are a soft, pastel pink coloration, but this one profusely blooms a deep fuchsia-pink color that is to die for.

In the fall you will be mesmerized by the burgundy-red foliage that will make you completely fall in love time and time again. The beauty continues into the late summer with its crimson-red fruit that appears strawberry-like.

Need an impressive pop in your landscaping, then you have come to the right place. The colors absolutely shine in mass planting, which will draw anyone and everyone to your garden.

All you'll be able to say is "wow" after seeing this magnificent beauty as an ornamental plant with the growth of 20 feet tall and a 20 foot spread.

Plant your Scarlet Fire Dogwood in full sun to partial shade with well-drained soil to see your plant grow tall and proud. No need to worry about anything harming its beauty, because this plant is incredibly disease resistant.

Give your landscaping the plant that will be the new game changer. You won't regret it, so order your very own Scarlet Fire Dogwood today!

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

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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

Scarlet Fire® Rutgers Japanese Dogwood Is Suited to Grow in Zones 5-9
Growing Zones 5-9
More Information
Brand Bower and Branch
Botanical Name Cornus kousa 'Rutpink'
Type Deciduous
Mature Height 20 - 25 feet
Mature Spread 15 - 20 feet
Sun Exposure Full Sun, Partial Shade
Soil Type Well Drained
Moisture Medium
Growth Rate Medium
Flower Color Green, Pink/Purple
Foliage Color Green
Fall Color Red
Pollinator Friendly Yes
When To Prune After Flowering
Fragrant No