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red bud tree

I planted a red bud a few years ago.It still is small should I put mulch around it and does it need food
Submitted by BHGPhotoContest

Hi,

Thanks for writing. You probably don't need to fertilize your redbud at all, especially if you have good soil.

If your plant is growing very slowly or has pale-green leaves, you can try feeding it any general-purpose plant food.

---Justin, Senior Garden Editor, BHG.com

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