Cornelian Cherry, Fruiting Dogwood tree, Cornus Mas. has been enjoyed by humans for millennia. A particular favorite of the ancient Greeks, it was widely planted in medieval monastery gardens throughout Europe. Cherry-like fruits ripen in the late summer and early fall.
Cornus mas Cornelian Cherry, Cornelian Cherry Dogwood - a must! It's an understory tree - growing 5 x 5 m at a medium rate - so it could fit in perfectly. Can grow in alkaline soils. Atracts wildlife :) Tolerates wind but not maritime exposure. It seems perfect for the north side garden, near the Elder below the Fig tree. Planted bare-rooted 2 year old on April 10th 2015. :) April 21st already in leaf :)