Cornus nuttallii 'Goldspot'
Common name: 
Goldspot Dogwood,
Pronunciation: 
KOR-nus nu-TAL-e-i
Family: 
Cornaceae
Genus: 
Synonyms: 
'Eddiei'
Type: 
Broadleaf
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon: 
Yes
  • Deciduous tree, to 40 ft (12 m), leaves variegated, streaked and spotted with gold; leaves red in the fall.
  • Part shade.  Best in well-drained, acid soils high in organic matter.
  • Hardy to USDA Zone 7     According to Jacobson (1996), this cultivar originated as a branch sport which was discovered in 1919 by nurseryman Henry Eddie of Vancouver, British Columbia.  It was introduced at 'Eddiei' and later renamed, presumably for marketing purposes, as 'Goldspot'.  ' Mr. Eddie also originated the hybrid Dogwood known as 'Eddie's White Wonder', a cross of C. florida × C. nuttallii.
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