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25 x Cornus alba 'Kesselringii (Purple Stemmed Dogwood) 40-60cm bare root


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25 bare root 1yr old plants approx 40-60cm tall


This is a truly stunning variety of dogwood with deep purple stems, that appear almost black in winter. The dark green leaves that take on bright red autumn colours. Small white flowers are borne in spring. Perfect for planting as a specimen shrub or hedge or interspersed with Cornus Flaviramea or Siberica. Average height 6-8ft. Excellent for mixed hedging


Recommended planting distance: 2ft (60cm) apart for a single species hedge

Hardiness: Fully Hardy

Suitable for: Single species hedge, specimen shrub, part of a mixed native hedge

Features: Year-round interest



Bare root plants: These plants can be planted anytime between November and March. We keep our bare root hedging in tubs of damp compost at the nursery. If you are not planting your plants immediately then keep the roots damp (preferably in compost) and out the sun until you are ready to plant.


We may prune 20% off the tops of your plants before sending. This will encourage strong bushy growth

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