Cercis canadensis /Eastern Redbud

Cercis canadensis  / Cercis canadensis
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Scientific Name: Cercis canadensis
Common Name: Eastern Redbud
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: 15-20 feet
Spread: 15 - 20 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: Purple
Fruit present: Fall
Fruit color: Brown
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist, Dry
Rate of Growth: Fast
Water Requirement: Medium
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Comments: Grows fast for first few years. Pinkish-lavender flowers appear before foliage. Is a relatively short-lived tree and subject to verticillium wilt. A prolific self-seeder in areas where conditions are favorable. Tress do not bloom until they are several years old. Reported to be quite sensitive to air pollution.