What is a Rising Sun redbud tree?


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The Rising Sun redbud tree is an eastern redbud tree and a cultivar of Ray and Cindy Jackson of Jackson Nursery. ���The Rising Sun��� is the trademarked part of the name. The botanical name is Cercis canadensis. The eastern redbud originates in eastern North America.

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What is a Rising Sun redbud tree?
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The Rising Sun redbud tree can grow up to 12 feet tall and 12 feet wide. In the spring, eastern redbuds are known for their fuchsia-colored flowers. However, the foliage of The Rising Sun changes specific colors based on the season. After the spring flowers and throughout the summer, the heart-shaped leaves turn from orange to yellow and then to lime-green. Specks or lined edges of the former color are apparent, giving this tree its ornamental use. In autumn, the leaves are golden yellow.

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