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Cercis canadensis var. texensis/Texas Star Redbud

Cercis canadensis var. texensis / Cercis canadensis var. texensis
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Close-up of flowers

Flowers produced in great profusion

Mature tree in Oklahoma

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Scientific Name: Cercis canadensis var. texensis
Common Name: Texas Star Redbud
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8 Determine Your Zone
Height: 15-20 feet
Spread: 15 - 20 feet
Flower color: Pink
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun, Morning sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist, Dry
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Yes
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Comments: Smaller than the Eastern redbud and will grow in thin, calcareous soils. It has drought tolerance. Common tree in the plains of North Texas and Oklahoma. Well adapted to dry landscapes. A healthy specimen will be virtually covered with flowers, even up and down the branches.