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Black Pearl™ Redbud

Standout shiny leaves appear nearly black

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  • Sun Exposure: Full Sun, Partial Shade
  • Height/Habit: 20 feet
  • Zone: 5-9
  • Flowering Date: Early spring

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64935-Black Pearl™ Redbud

1 per pack $79.99

Black Pearl™ Redbud

Description
Create dramatic contrast in your landscape with this unique purple-leaved redbud, and embrace its deep coloration—so dark, its leaves almost appear black. Striking-colored, heart-shaped leaves have a thick, leathery texture that stands up to disease, and an equally dramatic show of lavender blooms precedes the foliage in early spring. Mature tree can reach 20' tall with a 25' spread, creating a bold privacy screen or garden accent with guaranteed color and personality. Its shade tolerance means you can seat Black Pearl™ anywhere in the landscape, but expect best coloration with more sun. Developed by Ray Jackson of Jackson Nursery. Deciduous. Cercis canadensis 'JN16' PPAF.
Product Details
  • Season Spring
  • Unit of Measure1
  • Botanical NameCercis canadensis 'JN16' PPAF
  • Ships As2-3' BAREROOT
  • Sun ExposureFull Sun, Partial Shade
  • State RestrictionsAE AK GU HI PR
  • Spread25 feet
  • Spacing30 feet
  • Hardiness Zone5-9
  • Flowering DateEarly spring
  • Planting InstructionsStake young plants.
  • Winter CareYoung plants may need tree guard to protect from rabbit and deer damage.
  • Flower Color:purple, pink
  • Flower FormThe pea-shaped, lavender flowers are produced along the branches and on the trunk in early spring before leaves emerge.
  • Foliage TypeDeciduous, heart shaped, thick leathery leaves are disease resistant. Deep purple foliage color almost black.
  • Soil RequirementWell drained soil with plenty of organic matter.
  • PruningPrune to maintain form. Winter
  • Unique CharactersticsGreenleaf: A standout from other purple-leaved redbud buds with an extremely deep purple coloration almost to the point the leaves appear black. Reaches 20 feet tall and 25 feet wide. Lavender flowers appear in spring before the foliage.
  • Shipped2-3' BAREROOT
  • Height/Habit20 feet
  • Growth RateFast
Shipping Information

When will my order ship?

Orders for in-stock seeds, general merchandise and gift certificates are typically shipped within 5 business days.

Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country during the shipping time frames outlined below:

*Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items July through August.

2018 Spring Shipping Schedule
Zone Trees > 24"
1A-4B 4/2/18 - 6/22/18
5A 3/19/18 - 6/22/18
5B-6B 3/5/18 - 6/22/18
7A & 7B 2/12/18 - 6/22/18
8A-10B 2/12/18 - 5/25/18
Last Order Date Zones 1-7: June 18th, 2018
Zones 8-10: May 21st, 2018

Shipping Note:

The type of product you order or the weather in our area or yours may affect the anticipated shipping schedule.

Based on the contents of your order we always strive to ship your order complete, and as early as possible. Large orders may be shipped in more than one package.

Bare-root perennials, trees and shrubs are kept in the nursery row until full dormant. This promotes optimum transit conditions and success in your garden. In the Fall, these plants tend to arrive at the later end of the shipping window.

In all cases, we choose the fastest, most efficient way to send your order.

For trees and other oversize items, we do not ship to PO boxes and it will be delivered via FedEx Home delivery.

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Please note that we cannot ship outside of the 48 contiguous states.

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