Mexican Redbud Cercis canadensis mexicana - Cercis canadensis mexicana
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Cercis canadensis mexicana
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Cercis canadensis var. mexicana
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Growing Info, follow in order:
Soak in hot tap water, let stand in water for 24 hours, repeat process on seed that did not imbibe.
cold stratify for 60 days.
sow seed 1/4" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed.
if boiling water treatment does not allow seed to imbibe, sulfuric acid treatment is required.
can be fall sown without stratification.
In a Nutshell:
* A small tree with a sturdy upright trunk which divides into stout branches that usually spread to form a broad flat head. Found on rich bottom lands throughout the Mississippi River valley, will grow in the shade and often becomes a dense undergrowth in the forest.
In the wild, eastern redbud is a frequent native understory tree in mixed forests and hedgerows. It is also much planted as a landscape ornamental plant. more...
* Succeeds in most soils and pH types, but dislikes growing in wet soils, especially when these are of clay. Prefers a deep sandy loam and a very sunny position. more...
Mexican Redbud has smaller leaves and is more drought tolerant than Eastern Redbud. It should be more widely used in the southwestern USA.