Older and larger specimens of the above Cornus controversa 'Variegata', four to five years old and standing at 80 - 100 cm tall.
A popular and beautiful small tree with cream variegated leaves and distinct tiers of branches once established. The leaves are dappled with white and cream variegation and in summer, clusters of small, white flowers appear on the branches. A classic garden plant which will develop a strongly tiered habit.
Supplied Size: Rootballed plants (approx 4 - 5 years old, 80 - 100 cm tall)
Train this stem vertically (usually up a thin bamboo cane or similar) to form the trunk and basis of the tiered structure. Some plants occasionally produce two or even three of these vigorous "leaders", in this case remove all but the most central one.