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Cornus kousa var. chinensis Mandarin Jewel 'Madi-11'


Cornus Mandarin Jewel has abundant, large, white flowers and bold, edible fruit aging from yellow to bright orange.

Cornus Mandarin Jewel 'Madi-11' has abundant, large, white flowers in spring and clean, dark green leaves through summer but it is late summer and autumn when it shines due to the fruit. Normal Chinese dogwood has rosy pink to red, strawberry-like fruit while Mandarin Jewel has fruit that starts bright yellow and ages to glowing orange. Much more visible from a distance putting on a great show it's like a Buddleia globosa for the late season garden. The fruit is edible. Leaves turn orange-yellow in fall.

Common Name: Chinese Dogwood

Family: Cornaceae (The Dogwood Family)

Zone Hardiness: 5-8

Light: Part Sun, Part Shade

Height: 15-25'

Width: 10' and over

Primary Bloom Colour: White/Cream

Secondary Bloom Colour:

Class: Deciduous

Type: Shrub

Bloom Time: Spring

Soil Moisture: Average, Moist

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: No

Berries: Yes

Berries: Orange


Deer Resistant: Unknown

BC Native: No

Native Habitat: Mixed woods, valleys, shaded slopes, streamsides, roadsides from 400-2200 m.


Geogrpahical Origin: Asia and the Pacific - Asia - China and Japan

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