|Black Diamond™ Best Red (JBN1206)|
|Sun Requirements:||Full Sun
|Plant Height:||10 - 12 feet|
|Plant Spread:||8 feet|
|Leaves:||Good fall color
Blooms on new wood
|Flower Time:||Late spring or early summer
Late summer or early fall
|Suitable Locations:||Street Tree
|Uses:||Provides winter interest
Other Beneficial Insects: nectar & pollen gathering insects
|Propagation: Seeds:||Sow in situ
Can handle transplanting
Other info: Days to germinate: 2 to 3 weeks. Can be planted in potting medium.
|Propagation: Other methods:||Cuttings: Stem
|Containers:||Not suitable for containers
|Miscellaneous:||Tolerates poor soil
|Parentage:||((Whit VII x Arapaho) x Chocolate Mocha)|
|Posted by dave (Jacksonville, Texas - Zone 8b) on Oct 3, 2012 7:42 PM
The foliage has the blackest leaves I've ever seen on a plant, and the blooms on this one are red like Dynamite or Red Rocket.
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|plantladylin||On May 30, 2017||Obtained plant
September 2014 - Won the plant in a Not-A-Raffle-Raffle from Plant Me Green.
|dave||On April 3, 2015||Seeds germinated|
|dave||On March 25, 2015||Seeds sown|
|dave||On January 15, 2015||Maintenance performed
Started stratification. Put seeds mixed with vermiculite into a ziplock bag, moistened, sealed, and placed in the refrigerator.
|dave||On October 3, 2012||Obtained plant
Obtained from Arbor Gate nursery in Texas.
|flaflwrgrl||On June 1, 2016||Bloomed
|flaflwrgrl||On March 1, 2016||Miscellaneous Event
Approx. date broke dormancy
|flaflwrgrl||On October 15, 2015||Obtained plant
Won in NARR from Plant me Green.
|gwenmason||On September 3, 2016||Transplanted
2 put in the XL pots in back yard
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