Introducing the Scarlet Fire dogwood

Credit: James O’Neill

Interesting story in today’s Record by James O’Neill on Rutgers scientists this year introducing what’s known as the Scarlet Fire dogwood tree into the landscaping market.

The tree, developed from years of research and cross breeding, recreates the Pink Dogwood tree, which has been in decline due to disease. The new, disease-resistant dogwood keeps the vivid pink blooms that define the native species.

Read the story and watch the accompanying video here.

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