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Cornus mas (Cornelian cherry)

Gender

Cornus

Family

Cornaceae 

General Description

It is a deciduous seedling height up to 5-8 m. With compact and branched form, with square stems, oval, dark green leaves. The flowering occurs from February to April, in the branches of the previous year that have not leaves. The small flowers are golden yellow. It produces edible fruits red shiny and oval, similar to Currants that ripen in summer.

Information

Gardening for All: practical encyclopedia for flowers-plants-trees-vegetables, Publishing Alcyone.

Athanasiadis, N., Forest botany II: Trees and shrubs of forests in Greece,

S. Giachoudis & SIA O.E., 1986.

Sfikas, C., Trees and Shrubs of Greece, Efstathadis Group, 2000.

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