Hearts of Gold Redbud
Cercis canadensis 'Hearts of Gold' PP #17,740
Full sun, Partial sun
Once established, water occasionally; more often in extreme heat.
We no longer grow this plant
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|Botanical Pronunciation||SER-sis kan-a-DEN-sis|
|Average Size at Maturity||Reaches 10 ft. tall and wide in 5 years, maturing to 20 to 25 ft. tall, 18 ft. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Early spring|
|Design Ideas||A wonderful early harbinger of spring in the garden, this a perfect choice for hedges or as a specimen planting. Tight, compact form is perfect for today's smaller gardens. Growing quickly to 10 ft. tall in the first five years, reaching a mature height of 20 to 25 ft. with a compact dense dome-shaped canopy, one's imagination can run wild with the landscape possibilities of this versatile plant. In sunny summer gardens, the foliage shimmers yellow-gold. A spectacular plant for illuminating a dappled shade spot in the garden, where shaded foliage will turn chartreuse-green.|
|Flower Attribute||Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Firescaping/Firewise, Mass Planting, Specimen, Wildlife Garden, Urban Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Patent Act||Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.|
|Soil Needs||Tree & Shrub Food|
|Special Feature||Attracts Butterflies, Dramatic Foliage Color, North American Native Selection, Waterwise|
|Watering Needs||Once established, water occasionally; more often in extreme heat.|
Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Watering can be reduced after establishment. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-9