Cornus mas 'Golden Glory'
(Cornelian Cherry) A free flowering selection of Cornelian Cherry with masses of yellow flowers on the bare twigs in February and March.
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A free flowering selection of Cornelian Cherry with masses of yellow flowers on the bare twigs in February and March. Cornus mas 'Golden Glory' is very hardy and after hot summers will produce crops of small, glistening-red, edible cherry-like fruits in autumn. The fruits may be used in pies or jam, but are bitter and generally needs copious quantities of sugar to make it suitable for our western taste.
- Position: Full sun or light, dappled shade.
- Soil: Fertile, moist soil (but not prone to flooding)
- Hardiness: Hardy
- Flowering Period: February.
- Flower Colour: Golden-yellow
- Rate of Growth: Moderate.
- Habit: Cornus mas 'Golden Glory' grows to be a large, branching shrub.
- Height: 5 m (16 ft).
- Spread: 5 m (16 ft).
- How Much Sun
- Full Sun
- Mature Size
- Shrub - Large (over 10 ft tall)
- Growing Conditions
- Soil Type: Damp / Wet, Soil Type: Acid, Soil Type: Most Soils (not to fussy)
- Special Features
- Flowering Season - Spring (March - May), Good for Wildlife (Insects including bees & butterflies), Fruit - Ornamental, Fruit - Edible, Good for Wildlife (Birds)
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