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Noted for its unique weeping habit, Ruby Falls Redbud is a compact, deciduous tree with profuse, pea-like, dark rose flowers that arrive before the foliage on bright red stems.
This cultivar results from the work done at North Carolina State University. It is a second generation descendantfrom a cross between Cercis canadensis 'Covey' which is a weeping variety, and 'Forest Pansy' which has purple. You can plan Eastern Redbud trees in the spring, fall or winter – but fall is best if you want happy, healthy and fast-growing Redbuds. Easter Redbud Trees. Eastern Redbud trees are known by many different names, including the scientific name Cercis shrubclean.barted Reading Time: 3 mins.
Early identification followed by removal of the affected areas is the most effective treatment.
Trees are short-lived but provide a wonderful show in the spring and fall. Several cultivars of Eastern Redbud may be seen: forma alba- white flowers, blooms about a week later; `Pink Charm'- flowers pink; `Pinkbud'- flowers pink; `Purple Leaf'- young foliage purple; `Silver Cloud'- leaves variegated with white; `Flame'- more erect branching, flowers double, blooms later, sterile so no seed pods form.
`Forest Pansy' is a particularly attractive cultivar with purple-red leaves. Aug 12, The tree flowers for two to three weeks in March or April.
Fruit is a 2- to 3-inch-long brown pod. Leaf: Alternate, simple leaves are 3 to 5 inches across and broadly heart-shaped.
Leaves are a reddish purple when they open, changing to a dark green in summer. Fall color ranges from an excellent to a poor yellow.
Leaves fade and may turn brown and wilted in scattered patches of foliage.
Hardiness: Winter hardy to USDA Zone 4. Verticillium fungi attack the Eastern redbud's vascular system, resulting in severe damage to the foliage, shoots and branches. Leaves fade and may turn brown and wilted in scattered patches of. Apr 17, Trees may be trained to a single trunk or grow multi-stemmed. Eastern redbud has a flat-topped to rounded growth habit, and large heart-shaped leaves. Fall foliage color is variable, but can be a good, clear yellow.
Eastern redbud is in the Fabaceae (legume) family, so the fruits are brown to black pods typical of that shrubclean.barted Reading Time: 2 mins.