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Japanese Cornel

Japanese Cornel

Japanese Cornel Facts

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

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.

Japanese Cornel Farms

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

Japanese Cornel Stories

Dogwood differences
While our natives produce a group of small red berries with a single hard seed in the middle, the kousa dogwood grows a berry the more resembles a red raspberry. Now you might ask, “What if somebody tries to eat these berries?” That is no big deal. [ story ]

Between the Rows: Loving the dogwood
Both species also have good fall color with shades of pink and red, and they produce berries that attract the birds. I considered planting a native or Kousa dogwood in my new garden, but gave up the idea because I decided that it is too wet for ... The Recorder [ story ]

Consider dogwoods
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 identified by ... Columbus Telegram [ story ]

Photo - Nurseries PlantenTuin Esveld, Boskoop, Netherlands

Other Cornel Species

Blackfruit Cornel
Chinese Cornel
Cornelian Cherry
European Cornel

Dwarf Cornel Species

Canadian Dwarf Cornel
Eurasian Dwarf Cornel

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