CERCIS glabra

Commonly known as Judas tree

Pink flowers
Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
    Rounded to kidney-shaped, leathery leaves to 10cm (4in) long with tufts of hair in vein axils
  • Shades of pink
    All shades of pink through to Carmine (red)
    Deep pink
  • Height
    5m (16ft)
  • Spread
    4m (13ft)
  • Tree
    Spreading small tree. Flowers in short, axillary racemes bearing 2-10 small , pea-like flowers before, or with, the leaves. Fruit is a flattened pod
  • 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

CERCIS glabra

 
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  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Syn. (possibly) C. yunnanensis
    Pests & Diseases
    Leafhoppers, scale insects, canker, coral spot, Verticillium wilt
    Place of origin
    China
  • Flower Shape
    Racemes
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf margin
    Entire
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Orbicular
    (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
  • 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
5m (16ft)
tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  4m (13ft)
 

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