Eastern Redbud

Eastern Redbud

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Cercis canadensis

Eastern redbud is a spreading, multi-stemmed deciduous tree with heart-shaped leaves that are pointed at the tips.

Foliage is Bronze when young, turning Yellow in the Autumn. Deep crimson, purple to pink, or occasionally white flowers are borne in clusters of 2-8 on bare stems, before the leaves emerge.

Flowers are said to be edible.                      

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Photo courtesy of Toms Creek Farm & Nursery in Denton, NC (336) 857-2131

Ornamental Characteristics
Category Flowering Tree
Foliage Type Deciduous
Height 20' - 30'
Spread 25' - 35'
Shape Upright & Spreading
Primary Foliage Color Green
Seasonal Foliage Color Reddish-purple, dark green, then yellow
Flowering Season Early Spring
Flower Color Purple
Environmental Characteristics
Growth Rate Slow to Moderate
Sun Preferences Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences Average: Ensure planting area provides adequate drainage.
Cold Hardiness Zone 4 to 9