Kousa Dogwood (Cornus kousa) is also known as a Japanese dogwood or Japanese Strawberry tree. The fruit is a bumpy spherical shape about 1 to 1.5 inches in diameter. The skin transitions from green to orange to dark red when ripe. The flesh will have a soft custard-like texture and have a bright orange yellow color and have a sweet tropical flavor. The skin is usually discarded when eating.
Pollination: Self-Pollinated by insects.
Size: 15-25′ x 15-25′
Ripening Date: August to September
Years to Bear 5-7
Taste: Sweet and mild.
USDA Zone: 5,6,7,8
Soil Type: Loamy
Soil PH: 5.5-7.0