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Cercis canadensis 'Heart of Gold' /Heart of Gold Redbud

Cercis canadensis 'Heart of Gold'    / Cercis canadensis 'Heart of Gold'
Redbud noted for its chartreuse colored foliage
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Redbud noted for its chartreuse colored foliage

Close-up of leaves

Leaves turn more greenish-charterus as they age

Youngest leaves chartreuse-gold

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Scientific Name: Cercis canadensis 'Heart of Gold'
Common Name: Heart of Gold Redbud
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: 10-15 feet
Spread: 10 - 15 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: Pink
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist, Dry
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
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Comments: The new foliage can be a reddish color followed by yellow-green to chartreuse coloring. Becuase of the foliage color this tree stands out among other plants. Excellent for using as an accent specimen.