Chinese Redbud (Cercis chinensis)

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Plant Habit: Shrub
Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 6a -23.3 °C (-10 °F) to -20.6 °C (-5 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 8 to 15 feet
Plant Spread: 6 to 12 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Fruit: Other: 5 inch long, flat bean-like pods
Fruiting Time: Late summer or early fall
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Other: Dark rose-purple
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Spring
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Street Tree
Uses: Flowering Tree
Dynamic Accumulator: Nitrogen fixer
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Pollinators: Bees
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Conservation status: Least Concern (LC)

Conservation status:
Conservation status: Least Concern
Grafted Weeping Chinese Redbud Revisited, 1 Year Later

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What bush is this? by Efudge Jul 19, 2019 8:30 PM 5
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