More About Cercis canadensis
- Sweet-pea-like red-pink flowers bloom profusely on bare branches and even on mature trunks
- Fruit pods are brown and flat, about 5 cm long
- Heart-shaped green leaves turn an attractive yellow in the fall
- Flat-topped vase-shaped habit when mature
- Bloom Time: April
Native to Ontario and other parts of North America.
Eastern Redbud Growing and Maintenance Tips
Cercis tolerates varied soil conditions and pHs, but not wet soils. To promote general health, prune out dead branches. Can be a multi-stemmed clump or tree form.
Cercis canadensis Characteristics
Native to Ontario
Moist to Average
Flowering TimeEarly Spring