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Redbud tree variety recommendation

Posted by peggy_hosta z4 neSD (My Page) on
Wed, Mar 4, 09 at 9:40

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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RE: Redbud tree variety recommendation

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.)


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RE: Redbud tree variety recommendation

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

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Redbud - Cercis canadensis - MN Strain

Redbud - Cercis canadensis - MN Strain

Paul


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