faqss-standard-helparrow-right-liness-standard-redirectpinterest-circle facebook-circle twitter-circle instagram-circle

White Dogwood

Hardiness Zones: 5 - 9
Average shipping height: 2' - 3'
Select an option for shipping dates
Select Option
  • Bare Root
    2' - 3'
    Member Price $14.99
    Reg. Price $19.99
  • Bare Root - 10 Pack
    2' - 3'
    Member Price $69.99
    Reg. Price $79.99
  • Potted - 1 Gallon Container
    1'- 2'
    Member Price $49.99
    Reg. Price $59.99
  • Potted - 3 Gallon Container
    2' - 3'
    Member Price $89.99
    Reg. Price $99.99
  • Potted - 7 Gallon Container
    3' - 4'
    Member Price $139.99
    Reg. Price $159.99
  • Potted - Pint (4-Pack)
    ½' - 1 ½'
    Member Price $59.99
    Reg. Price $69.99
  • Potted - Pint (8-Pack)
    ½' - 1 ½'
    Member Price $99.99
    Reg. Price $119.99
i h

An excellent landscape choice for all four seasons, the white dogwood is a favorite in many yards and gardens. White “flowers” show their beauty in spring, foliage turns a vibrant red-purple in fall, and glossy red fruits attract winter songbirds for the enjoyment of all. This tree offers nice contrast when planted along with pink or red dogwoods with larger evergreens in the background.

  • Displays showy white spring flowers
  • Features red-purple color in the fall
  • Produces glossy red fruit eaten by birds
The White Dogwood Grows in zones 5 - 9

Your Tree’s Personality



Growth Speed


Scientific Name

Cornus florida

Mature Height

15' - 30'

Shipping Height

2' - 3'

Mature Spread

15' - 30'

Sun Preference

Full Sun, Partial Sun/Shade

Soil Preference

Acidic, Clay, Loamy, Moist, Rich, Sandy, Well Drained

Wildlife Value

The seed, fruit, flowers, twigs, bark and leaves are all used as food by various animals. At least 36 species of birds—including ruffed grouse, bobwhite quail and wild turkey—are known to eat the fruit. Chipmunks, foxes, squirrels, skunks, rabbits, deer, beaver, black bear and other mammals also eat the fruit. Foliage and twigs are browsed heavily by deer and rabbits.


Native from Massachusetts to Florida and west to Texas, this tree was cultivated in 1731. A favorite in America for centuries, both George Washington and Thomas Jefferson planted it on their plantations. Early Native Americans made medicinal teas from its bark, and desperate Civil War doctors used this tea as a quinine substitute. The wood is extremely hard and has been used for weaver's shuttles, chisel and maul handles, golf club heads and yokes.

It is the state tree of Missouri and Virginia.

Planting Instructions

Product tags
Customers who bought this item also bought

Eastern Redbud

Starting at Member Price $14.99 Regular Price $19.99

Pink Dogwood

Starting at Member Price $18.99 Regular Price $25.99

Red Dogwood

Starting at Member Price $18.99 Regular Price $25.99

Eastern White Pine

Starting at Member Price $8.99 Regular Price $11.99

Sign up for back-in-stock notification

Enter your email address here and we'll give you a heads up when this product is back in stock!

Account Login

Forgot your password?

Reset Password

Please enter your email address to receive a verification code and reset your password.