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European Cornel

European Cornel

European Cornel Facts

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. Cornus mas is also sometimes called Cornelian Cherry. 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.

European Cornel Farms

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

European Cornel Stories

Garden designer Jan Johnsen's tips on how to add serenity to your garden
Ornamental trees -- “I like smaller trees such as Japanese maples, flowering cherries or dogwoods in a garden. They add a special touch. I particularly like ... Crabapple berries light up a garden in the fall - and provide food for birds. Photos by Jan ... The Journal News / [ story ]

Carmel Bach Festival holds first home and garden tour
The fragrance of heliotrope, clematis, dogwood, yellow heather, wisteria and mock orange adds to the ambiance here, as does a recirculating stream. All around are charming garden artifacts ... The home features dramatic views of Carmel River State ... Monterey County Herald [ story ]

Good trees for filling in a wooded area?: Gardening Q&A with George Weigel
Unlike the better known American dogwood that blooms pink or white, this compact, densely branched tree blooms yellow in very early spring and gets red pea-sized fruits in fall. * Witch hazel, a multi-stemmed tall shrub or a small, single-stemmed tree ... The Patriot-News (blog) [ story ]

Photo - Missouri Botanical Garden - St. Louis, Missouri

Other Cornel Species

Blackfruit Cornel
Chinese Cornel
Cornelian Cherry
Japanese Cornel

Dwarf Cornel Species

Canadian Dwarf Cornel
Eurasian Dwarf Cornel

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