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Cornelian Cherry

Cornelian Cherry

Other Names

European Cornel

Cornelian Cherry Facts

Cornelian Cherry is another name for European Cornel. The binomial name for European Cornel is Cornus mas, one of several species of shrubs or small trees of the genus Cornus, or Cornel, including Cornus chinensis, commonly called Chinese Cornel, Cornus officinalis, commonly called Japanese Cornel, and Cornus sessilis, commonly called Blackfruit Cornel. Other subgenera of Cornus are commonly known as Dogwood, of which there are many species.

Dwarf Cornel, also called Bunchberry, includes two other Cornus species: Cornus canadensis, or Canadian Bunchberry, also called Canadian Dwarf Cornel, and Cornus suecica, or Eurasian Bunchberry, also called Eurasian Dwarf Cornel. Other common Bunchberry names include Eastern Bunchberry, and Northern Bunchberry.

Cornelian Cherry Farms

It may be possible to find any cornelian cherry farms near your location. We have built a map that will show all of the berry farms in our directory!

Cornelian Cherry Stories

BLOOMIN' BLUES: Red osier dogwood a favorite of wildlife
The overall shrub stands out in both summer and winter, with white flowers and white berries in summer and its barren red stems in the winter against the snow. The plant usually will reach about 12 feet where there is plenty of moisture in the soil ... East Oregonian (subscription) [ story ]

Alamosa Trees: Trees and shrubs for birds
Dogwoods, Viburnums, Sumac, and Service Berries are lesser-known shrubs that produce late summer or fall fruit. According to the website, robins, bluebirds, finches, and waxwings like these. I've seen a lot of Red Osier Dogwood ... Valley Courier [ story ]

Beneficial Landscapes: Many dogwoods adapted to local climate
Dogwoods are grown for their attractive flowers, fruits, bark and fall color. They make a great habitat and food source for a variety of wild critters. The berries — in whites, reds and blues — are soon snatched up by birds. Dogwoods can be ... Omaha World-Herald [ story ]

Photo - Missouri Botanical Garden - St. Louis, Missouri

Other Cornel Species

Blackfruit Cornel
Chinese Cornel
European Cornel
Japanese Cornel

Dwarf Cornel Species

Canadian Dwarf Cornel
Eurasian Dwarf Cornel

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