Cornus mas, or commonly known as Cornelian Cherry Dogwood, is our plant of the week, and a true early sign that spring is right around the corner! It may still be winter, but keep watching as this shrubby tree will begin flowering very soon! It’s a dogwood, but certainly not the dogwood most folks think of! Grown as a large multi-stemmed shrub or small tree with a somewhat rounded habit – becomes covered with clusters of yellow flowers in early March (weather pending) and can last for up to 3 weeks. Good green leaf, edible red cherry like fruit in September – grows 15-20’ high and wide – sun or part shade.