5ft Wedding Cake Tree | 12L Pot | Cornus con 'Variegata' | By Frank P Matthews™

Code: TR1181
5ft Wedding Cake Tree | 12L Pot | Cornus con 'Variegata' | By Frank P Matthews™
Wedding Cake Tree 12L Pot - Cornus con 'Variegata'

Striking silver margined leaves displayed on horizontal branches. Clusters of creamy flowers in May. A spectacular, slow-growing tree that gets better with age.

  • Arrives as: 12L Pot
  • Approx Height on Arrival: 1.3-1.6m
  • Eventual Growth Height/ Spread: 15m x 15m
  • Rate of Growth: Slow
  • Habit: Spreading/Tiered
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Flowering Period: May
  • Foliage Colour: Green/Cream/Purple/Red
  • Planting Period: All Year
  • Evergreen/ Deciduous: Deciduous
  • Hardiness: Fully Hardy
  • Prefered Position: Full Sun/ Partial Shade
  • Prefered soil type: All
  • Moisture Requirements: Moist, Well Draining
  • Exposure: Exposed/ Sheltered
  • AGM Award Winner

    Why Choose Frank P Matthews?

    Frank P Matthews is the UK’s the finest tree growers situated on fertile lands in the heart of the picturesque Teme Valley, Worcestershire. The team produce over ½ million trees a year with over 600 varieties to choose from. Here are a just few factors that make the quality of their trees unbeatable:

  • High grade out - they have a much higher grade out than most nurseries meaning that only the very best trees make it to our customers
  • Drip irrigation with added nutrients - means the trees get exactly the right amount of water and nutrients to grow strong and healthy whilst avoiding water wastage from unnecessary runoff
  • Formative pruning - the trees are pruned between 3-4 times before they reach the end of production leading to an excellent, well balanced shape that you won’t find elsewhere
  • Experience - family run since 1901, Frank P Matthews has as much experience as any grower
    & often lead the way with research & breeding programmes introducing many famous & award winning varieties
  • UK grown - every tree we sell is UK grown, this reduces any travel time, reduces the risk of disease spread and leaves you with an unbeatable quality of tree
  • Caring and Maintenance

    Water young trees regularly until roots are well established.Trim annually to maintain shape if desired

    Apply some fertilizer in spring in order to promote healthy growth.


    • Planting Distance: 4m -6m

    Planting an ornamental tree is quick and simple. We’ve produced a handy guide to make sure you get all the basics right. Follow this link to read the guide which is accompanied with a how to video.

Customer Reviews

Average Rating: 1.0/5 (1 review)

Rating: 1/5

"I ordered a 12l pot assuming it would be a large specimen, but it was a bent tree which only measured 36'' in length and 28'' in height, as it was bent over. This was meant to be a main specimen plant for a new bed - and very expensive for the size."

Reviewed Monday, 4 February 2019

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