Tennessee Wholesale Nursery offers beneficial trees to plant for homeowners. We do offer fance things that has been altercated, Dennis Sons, the nursery owner states. We offer trees that are helpful to the environment, lives an entire lifetime and those that are not man hybridized that are unhealthy and need cared for constantly. Redbud trees, is one fine example of a native tree.
The Benefits of Planting Redbud Trees
Are you thinking of adding a redbud tree to your landscape?
The benefits of planting a redbud tree are more than just its dazzling display of pink flowers every spring. Redbud trees provide visual impact all year as a single ornamental specimen, or when several trees line a driveway or form a hedge.
In this article, learn why gardeners love redbud trees, from its decorative qualities to the ease of planting and maintenance.
The number one reason to plant a redbud tree is for the bright boost of color the first spring flowers bring to your landscape.
The small pink blossoms burst forth from the bare branches before the leaves forming. The redbud flowers grow in thick clusters that envelope the branches in a striking display that lasts for weeks.
Cool tip - Add some jazz to your culinary dishes straight from your yard because the flowers and leaves of the redbud tree are edible!
Redbuds are Versatile
After the blooms subside, the redbud tree develops gorgeous heart-shaped leaves that begin a crimson shade, then morphe into a deep green, before changing to yellow in the fall.
The redbud tree typically divides near the ground into two or three trunks that support thin, arching branches that provide a balanced and airy canopy perfect as a showcase specimen in any yard.
The redbud multiplies, yet remains a mid-sized tree, topping out between 20-30 feet in height.
Are redbud trees hard to grow?
No! Redbud trees can thrive in a range of northern and southern planting zones and can tolerate clay, alkaline or acidic soil conditions and remain stable.
While redbud trees grow well in partial shade, expect more spring blooms when you plant the tree in full sun.
A light pruning of branches after flowering or while dormant is best for redbud tree health.