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The Rising Sun Redbud Tree - 2 Gallon Pot
An unrivaled foliage and flower color factory spring through fall, the Rising Sun is hands down our favorite of all the Redbud varieties we have growing in our gardens. The incredible color show starts in spring when clusters of bright purple, pea-like flowers cover the branches. Just as the flowers begin to fade you'll notice the emergence of vivid apricot new leaves that quickly turn to an eye-catching bright golden-yellow, then to chartreuse and finally to a medium green. The orange new leaves continue to come throughout the spring and early summer for a multi-color effect that will blow your socks off! Get all the details below

The Rising Sun Redbud Tree - 2 Gallon Pot

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SIZE: 2 GALLON POT
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1 $79.97
2+ $75.49


The Rising Sun Redbud
Cersis canadensis  'JN2' PP24451

USDA Hardiness Zones: 5a-9b  Find Your Zone



Special Attributes

An unrivaled foliage and flower color factory spring through fall, the Rising Sun is hands down our favorite of all the Redbud varieties we have growing in our gardens. The incredible color show starts in spring when clusters of bright purple, pea-like flowers cover the branches. Just as the flowers begin to fade you'll notice the emergence of vivid apricot new leaves that quickly turn to an eye-catching bright golden-yellow, then to chartreuse and finally to a medium green. The orange new leaves continue to come throughout the spring and early summer for a multi-color effect that will blow your socks off! The fastest growing redbud. By mid-summer the leaves turn to light and medium green and then finally to a vivid bright yellow in fall. 

We've had The Rising Sun Redbud growing in our own gardens since 2013 and it has demonstrated excellent heat and sun tolerance, drought tolerance, heavy periods of rainfall, you name it...this tree has thrived through everything our north-central Georgia climate has thrown at it.




Landscape & Garden Uses

Growing 15 to 20 feet tall and wide, the Rising Sun Redbud is ideal for use as a focal point specimen or in groupings in sunny or shady landscape or woodland borders. Also nice to frame the corners of tall homes and to provide beauty and some shade around patios, porches and other outdoor living spaces. A fine addition to yellow or orange theme gardens and sunny or partially shaded woodlands

Suggested Spacing:   20 feet or more for space between trees




Cultural Preferences
 
The Rising Sun Redbud tree is very easy to grow in most any moist but well-drained soil of average fertility and full sun or shade. We haven't grown this one in a lot of shade so not sure if shade has an effect on the foliage color? The tree in our gardens receives about 6 hours of direct sunlight from late morning to late afternoon and puts on a spectacular color show. Standing water or constantly soggy or wet soils are problematic.

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Plant Details

USDA Hardiness Zones: 5a-9b  Find Your Zone
Plant Type:  Deciduous Flowering Tree
Height at Maturity:  15-20'
Width at Maturity:  15'
Spacing:  20' or more for space between trees
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



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