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Don Egolf Chinese Redbud

Southern adapted; very showy!

Brightly colored flowers; produces reliably every year in Southern zones 6–9. Sterile flowers means it is non-invasive. Foliage is heat and sunburn resistant. High tolerance to canker—an often fatal disease of Redbuds—especially those not adapted to the South. 8–10' tall at maturity. Potted.
  • Zone 6-9
  • Height 8-10 feet
  • Light Required Full sun to partial shade

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  • Botanical Name: Cercis chinensis Bunge 'Don Egolf'
  • Height: 8-10 feet
  • Spacing: 10-12 feet
  • Depth: Plant so that all of the roots are covered with soil.
  • Spread: 10 feet
  • Sun/Shade: Full sun to partial shade
  • Color: Rosy purple
  • Foliage: Dark green heart shaped foliage is heat and sunburn resistant.
  • Blooms: Early to mid-spring
  • Form: Compact, multistemmed shrub.
  • Flower Form: Rosy purple flowers open along its stems
  • Soil Requirements: Rich woodsy soil with plenty of organic matter. It tolerates many different soil types and is especially appropriate for areas that tend to be dry or hot. Do not plant in poorly drained areas. Adaptable to acid or alkaline soils.
  • Growth Rate: Slow growing
  • Pruning: Does not need pruning.

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