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CERCIS canadensis

Commonly known as American Judas tree, Eastern redbud

Pale rose flowers and thinner green leaves than the more common C. siliquastrum
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Available autumn 2020 -
£17.00 each

Delivery Information Available autumn 2020
plant size comparison icon 3 - 5 Litre
  • Deciduous - heart-shaped leaves, pointed at the tips, to 10cm (4in) long, bronze when young, turning yellow in autumn.
  • Shades of pink - All shades of pink through to Carmine (red) - pale rose
  • Height - 10m (33ft)
  • Spread - 10m (33ft)
  • Tall Shrub - or small tree. Spreading, often multi-stemmed. Clusters of 2-8 small flowers to 1cm (½in) long on bare stems.
  • Hardy - cold winter - Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade - dappled shade.
  • Additional Features - Pests & Diseases - - leaf hoppers, scale insects, canker, coral spot, Verticillium wilt.
  • Place of origin - North America
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
  • Spring
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - - loamy. Does not like to be transplanted.
  • Tree Shape - Rounded to broadly spreading -
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly -
Cercis - Growing Guide
10m (33ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  10m (33ft)

Buy Varieties of CERCIS canadensis

CERCIS canadensis 'Appalachian Red'

CERCIS canadensis 'Appalachian Red'  >

Commonly known as: American Judas tree, Eastern redbud.
Reddish-pink flowers and green leaves
£65.00 each

CERCIS canadensis 'Forest Pansy'  AWARD

CERCIS canadensis 'Forest Pansy'  >

Commonly known as: American Judas tree, Eastern redbud.
Deep purple foliage on new growth paling to bronze. Magenta rose flowers on bare branches in spring
Medium £35.00 each
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Available autumn 2020 -
Large £65.00 each

CERCIS canadensis 'Ruby Falls'  AWARD

CERCIS canadensis 'Ruby Falls'  >

Commonly known as: American Judas Tree, Eastern redbud.
A breathtaking dwarf cercis with a compact weeping habit and heart-shaped maroon-red leaves turning burgundy in the summer
Large £65.00 each
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Available autumn 2020 -

CERCIS canadensis 'Texas White'

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Commonly known as: American Judas tree, Eastern redbud.
White flowers
Large £65.00 each

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