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Tree Cercis canadensis Eastern Redbud

 

 

 

 
Description 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.    
Foliage
Deciduous
   
Form
V-Shaped
   
Mature Size 8 x 6m    
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 or periods of wet. Best in deep well-drained fertile soils.    
Features    
Pot sizes
in production
• 40cm/27L (1.2-1.7m)
• 50cm/52L (1.8-2.0m)
• 100L (2.0-2.2m)
   
Substitutes Acer japonicum 'Vitifolium'
Cercis canadensis 'Forest Pansy'
Lagerstroemia indica x fauriei 'Tuscarora'
Pistacia chinensis
Sapium sebiferum 'syn. Triadica sebifera'
Tilia cordata
Zelkova serrata 'Green Vase'
   
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