[NAFEX] Kousa dogwood fruits
lucky.pittman at murraystate.edu
Tue Sep 9 14:09:48 EDT 2003
At 12:36 PM 9/9/2003 -0500, mIEKAL wrote:
>Will c. kousa make it in Zone 4? Ive got a lot of c. mas & I love the
>flavor, tho the astringency takes a bit of getting used to.
All the references I've seen say hardy in zones 5-8, but Dirr says it
should be given a zone 4b designation - flower buds are more hardy than
C.florida. No astringency on this one, though the leathery skin should be
avoided, as it is pretty gritty/grainy.
USDA Zone 6
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