Planting Dogwood Trees to Attract Wildlife Planting Dogwood Trees to Attract Wildlife
Planting dogwood trees in your yard is the perfect way to attract wildlife to your land, including songbirds, chipmunks and butterflies. Choose the variety of tree that blooms in your favorite colors.
Pagoda Dogwood Tree
This species of dogwood tree bears clusters of small white flowers in the beginning of spring. The flowers transform into small pieces of black fruit that provide food for numerous species of birds and other favorable wildlife.
Kousa Dogwood Tree
Also called the Japanese Flowering dogwood, this tree blooms in late spring to early summer. The blossoms and fruit of this tree make an excellent summer treat for wildlife.
Gray Dogwood Tree
This species of dogwood is characterized by its beautiful white blossoms that emerge from the tree throughout spring and summer. The blossoms are great for attracting an array of wildlife to your yard, including wild birds, water birds, squirrels, chipmunks and butterflies.