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Yellow Twig Dogwood vs Russian Almond

Cornus sericea Flaviramea

Prunus tenella

Yellow Twig Dogwood
Russian Almond

Yellow Twig Dogwood is a small deciduous shrub with attractive, bright yellow bark.

It features delicate white, star-shaped flowers and white fruit. It is often used as a screen, and its wide-spreading roots help stabilize areas experiencing soil erosion.

Yellow Twig Dogwood complements Red Osier Dogwood, and it is a great filler to add winter color to shrub and flower gardens.

Russian Almond is a low, suckering shrub. It is covered with attractive, bright pink flowers in early spring before its foliage emerges.

This hardy species forms dense thickets that wildlife will flock to for food and cover. Russian Almond prefers full sun and well-drained soils, but can tolerate moist soils.

YELLOW TWIG DOGWOOD QUICK FACTS

RUSSIAN ALMOND QUICK FACTS

Zone: 2a
Zone: 2a
Height: 2.1 m (7 ft)
Height: 1.5 m (5 ft)
Spread: 2.1 m (7 ft)
Spread: 1.2 m (4 ft)
Moisture: normal, wet
Moisture: dry, normal
Light: partial shade, full sun
Light: partial shade, full sun
Fall colour: yellow
Fall colour: yellow
Flowers: bright pink flowers in spring
Bark: twigs are green in summer and turn golden yellow in fall/winter
Bark: smooth brick red bark
Growth rate: fast
Growth rate: medium
Life span: medium
Life span: 20 years
Maintenance: low
Maintenance: low
Suckering: low
Suckering: medium
Pollution tolerance: high
Pollution tolerance: high

In row spacing: 0.9 m (3 ft)

Between row spacing: 5 m (16 ft)





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