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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
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CERCIS canadensis 'Forest Pansy'

 
Available late spring to early summer 2022 - Spring according to the Met Office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore late spring is mid-April onwards. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
Medium £45.00 each 
Delivery Information Available late spring to early summer 2022
plant size comparison icon 3 - 5 Litre
Large £80.00 each 
Delivery Information Normally 3 - 5 days
Courier Only due to the size of this plant.
plant size comparison icon 10 to 15 Litre
  • Deciduous
    Heart-shaped, pointed leaves to 10cm (4in) long.
  • Shades of pink All shades of pink through to Carmine (red)
    Magenta rose
  • Height
    8m (26ft)
  • Spread
    8m (26ft)
  • Tall Shrub
    Or small tree. Spreading, often multi-stemmed.
  • 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
  • Leaf Colour (if not green)
    Purple
  • Leaf margin
    Entire see photos above
  • Pruning group
    Pruning group 1
    Suitable for: Deciduous and evergreen trees, and some deciduous shrubs.
    Pruning: Minimal pruning required. Prune wayward or crossing branches to maintain a healthy framework.
    When: When dormant in the late winter/early spring. Some in the summer/autumn to prevent bleeding of sap.

    RHS group 1
  • Pruning group 4 - Suitable for: Deciduous trees and shrubs that flower on current year's growth or are grown for winter stem effect.
    Pruning: Hard prune to a low permanent framework.
    When: Annually in early Spring.

    RHS group 5, 6 & 7
  • 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
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Cercis - Growing Guide
8m (26ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  8m (26ft)
 

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