Thuja Gardens
Cherokee Brave
Reddish pink to burgundy blooms have white centers,
Vigorous grower, good mildew resistance.
New spring foliage is burgundy, turning green for summer and bright
maroon for fall! Giant deep red blooms are eye-catching from far away!
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Deservedly one of the most popular American Dogwoods, Cherokee Brave™ offers a bit of
extra beauty for every season. Large red blooms, spring and fall foliage changes, and
ornamental berries all contribute to its popularity as an understory or specimen tree in the
landscape.

The foliage opens with burgundy and maroon tones overlaying the green. By summer it is
entirely green and very dense, but it turns brilliant maroon again in autumn, remaining for
weeks before dropping for winter. Very showy!

Fall color of the Cherokee Brave Dogwood is a consistent red to reddish purple. It is a
small low-branched tree with horizontally spreading lines, and a layered effect, usually with
a flat topped crown and often wider than high at maturity.

Cherokee Brave Dogwood is fairly easy to grow and adapts well to most conditions. Plant
in a location with some afternoon shade in the southern states. Feed once a year with a
slow release fertilizer.

Hardy in zones 5 to 9
Spring flowering dates may vary from year to year depending on local temperatures where the
dogwood tree is growing.  However, the sequence for flowering dates expected with individual
dogwood varieties should be similar each year.

During the first two to three months after planting your dogwood recommend watering the root
zone thoroughly two to three times per week.  After establishment dogwoods only require
supplemental watering during extended periods of no or limited rainfall.  With long periods - thirty
days or more - of drought suggest watering dogwoods once a week, providing sufficient water to re
wet the root zone during each watering.
3 to 4 feet Trees

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