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The Rising Sun Redbud
Orange new leaves spring through early summer are truly outstanding!

The Rising Sun Redbud

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The Rising Sun Redbud
Cersis canadensis  'JN2' PP24451

The Rising Sun is truly our favorite Redbud tree. This wonderful tree has spectacular color spring through fall. It's captivating bright purple flowers arrive in late winter running up and down all of the branches. It's new leaves are a beautiful vivid apricot, turning to an eye-catching bright golden-yellow. As the warmer season progresses the new growth emerges a striking tangerine with the mature foliage remaining yellow. In fall, the leaves turn to bright green with the new leaves remaining tangerine. What a show! Very few trees, other than some of the Japanese Maples, can compete with the fabulous show of color. We just can't say enough about The Rising Sun Redbud. We've had The Rising Sun Redbud in our test garden for several years and have not experienced any problems. Excellent heat and sun tolerance, drought tolerance, heavy periods of rainfall, you name it...this tree has survived and performed wonderfully through all of it. 

The Rising Sun Redbud grows well in almost any type of soil that is well-drained and full sun to part sun. It is hardy in USDA Zones 5a-9b. Find Your Zone >


Plant Details & Attributes

USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 5a-9b  Find Your Zone >
Plant Type:  Deciduous Flowering Tree
Height at Maturity:  12-15'
Width at Maturity:  12-15'
Spacing:  18'+ for space between plants
Growth Habit / Form:  Upright
Growth Rate: Fast
Flower Color:  Bright Purple
Flower Size:  Small Flowers in Long Clusters
Flowering Period:  Late Winter
Flower Type:  Single, in Clusters
Fragrant Flowers:  No
Foliage Color:  Apricot, Bright Golden Yellow, Tangerine, Bright Green
Fragrant Foliage:  No
Sun Needs:  Full Sun or Mostly Sun, Morning Sun with Dappled or Afternoon Shade, Morning Shade with Evening Sun
Water Needs:  Average, Low when established
Soil Type:  Clay, Loam, Sand, Silt 
Soil Moisture / Drainage:  Well Drained Moist 
Soil pH:  6.5 - 8.0 (Slightly Acidic to Slightly Alkaline)
Maintenance / Care:  Very Low when left in it's natural form
Attracts:  Visual Attention, Songbirds, Hummingbirds
Resistances:  Deer, Disease, Heat, Insect, Drought

Uses
The Rising Sun Redbud is excellent for use as a single specimen focal tree for just about anywhere in the landscape that gets full sun to part sun. It's smaller size of 12-15' tall x 12-15' wide allows it to fit well in many different applications.  

Other Landscape / Garden Uses:  Background, Flowering Tree Border, Small Groupings, Single Specimen Tree, Woodland Border, Entryways, Near Sitting Areas, Pond Gardens

Theme Gardens:  Asian Gardens, Bird Gardens, Cottage Gardens, Cut Flower Gardens, Perennial Gardens, Wildlife Gardens, Xeriscape Gardens (low water needs)


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