Redbud tree variety recommendation

peggy_hosta(z4 neSD)March 4, 2009

Boy, this has been a long winter!!!

I read an article about Redbud tree and think I'd like to try one in my somewhat protected zone 4 spot. Any recommendations to tough varieties?

Peggy

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hostaholic2 z 4, MN

Peggy, I don't know any named varieties, but I've heard it should be from a northern grown source. You might want to check the MN Landscape Arboretum or the arboretum in Brookings, ( I can't remember the name of it.)

    Bookmark   March 4, 2009 at 5:45PM
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paul_in_mn(4b)

Tag should say Minnesota Strain (Redbud - Cercis canadensis - MN Strain). Planted one in 07. It is deer resistant too I believe.

08 pics

Paul

    Bookmark   March 5, 2009 at 12:59AM
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