Cercis canadensis

Eastern Redbud


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This striking tree has beautiful, broad heart-shaped green leaves which turn yellow in autumn. Often multi-trunked, the branches have a distinctive zigzag growth habit. Blossom like flowers appear from late winter to early spring, starting off as deep red coloured buds and opening to pink. In summer, long, flat leguminous seedpods develop and can hang onto the tree until winter.

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Container Height  
30cm/14L 1.0-1.2m Shortlist
40cm/27L 1.6-2.0m Shortlist
50cm/52L 2.2-2.5m Shortlist
100L 3.0-4.0m Shortlist

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Uses

A fantastic feature tree for small or large gardens. Can be used in parks and gardens and as street trees.

Position & Soil

This tree will tolerate most soils but doesn't like prolonged periods of drought of periods of wet. Best in deep well drained fertile soils.

Categories

Deciduous
This symbol denotes trees that have leaves that fall off or are shed seasonally to avoid adverse weather conditions such as cold or drought.
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Feature Foliage
These trees are known for distinctive foliage in terms of colour, structure or shape.
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Informal Screening
A tree for an informal screen is one which is tall enough to block views but is left to grow in its natural form. These trees offer a more casual look.
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Shade Tree
This selections provide commanding shade when fully mature. A great option for backyard summer shade.
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Specimen
Also referred to as feature trees, these are noteworthy selections due to size, shape, foliage cover, seasonal colour or general knock-out attractiveness. They can stand-alone in any garden.
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