NH State Forest Nursery

Silky DogwoodCornus amomum

Mature height: a small to medium sized shrub to 12'.


Tolerates poorly drained soils


Planted for hedgerows, windbreaks and for stream bank erosion control

Wildlife Value:

Fruit eaten by game birds, especially important as a source of food for migrating songbirds; twigs are an important source of winter browse for deer and rabbits.


August and September - fruits are bluish in color

Seed Source:

New Hampshire

Seedling Details
Age Comment per 10 per 25 per 100 per 500 Per 1000
1-2 yr 6-12" $15 $25 $80 N/A N/A

Also Available in the Dogwood and Wetlands Packages.

photo of silky dogwood seedling

Silky Dogwood Seedlings

photo of silky dogwood courtesy of dr. michael dirr

Silky Dogwood

NH State Forest Nursery | Division of Forest and Lands
Department of Natural and Cultural Resources
172 Pembroke Road, Concord, NH 03301
(603) 796-2323  |  fax: (603) 271-6488