Ruby Falls redbud Question

mainblaine456(5a)May 23, 2014

Has anyone grown a 'ruby falls' redbud in zone 5a? I bought it at the local home depot then got home and discovered some list is as only hardy to zone 6, anf others five. Which one is it?? I'm tired of nurseries selling so called hardy perennials/shrubs/trees that aren't hardy!

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
ken_adrian Adrian MI cold Z5

i hear a lot of losses on the foo foo redbud this year in z5 MI .... for all but the old standard green one ...

are you willing to take the loss??? ... or are you challenged by zone pushing...

its all about your micro climate... and how it sited as to winter wind... and sun ...

after this winter.. i would return it... lol

ken

    Bookmark   May 23, 2014 at 5:24PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
gardengal48

" local home depot "

Try shopping at a real nursery rather than a home improvement box store and chances are you will find plants better suited to your location.

    Bookmark   May 25, 2014 at 2:28PM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
2015 Midatlantic/SE/New England winter damage thread
I don't mean to exclude the midwest but I think for...
davidrt28 (zone 7)
?? What tree is this?
This is in my garden, I have looked but cannot be sure...
polkadoll
Number 4 thread of Most successful try @ LIve oak in Pa
Okay, this is the newest thread about the Live Oak...
poaky1
Prunus mume are blooming in the South.
Pictures taken on February 3, 2015 at Wuhan (capital...
jujujojo_gw
Getting below freezing temps tonight, will it hurt my peach tree in bl
I'm in Dalles GA. temps will drop into the high 20's...
abykatz22
Sponsored Products
Lily Red Fusion Jack Bronze Mini Pendant
$223.20 | Bellacor
Frasier Corner Sectional Sleeper (3 piece) - Key Largo Ruby Red
Joybird Furniture
Tiffany Style Table Lamp with Pumpkin Leaves & Jewelry Decors
ParrotUncle
Cottonwood Falls Round Steel Featherstone Wall Fountain
Lamps Plus
BBQ Grilling Pan
$20.50 | FRONTGATE
Mini Table Lamp in Ruby Red
$49.99 | Dot & Bo
Prop Light Round Wall Light by Moooi
$3,880.00 | Lumens
Abetta Wide Flex Serenity Endurance Saddle - 20554FW6BK
$481.49 | Hayneedle
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™