Eastern Redbud

Cercis canadensisi

Form: Upright Vase
Growth Rate: Fast
Drought Tolerance: High
Size: 20-30’ tall by 15-25’ wide
Zone: 4-9
Salt Tolerance: Low
Light Requirements:
 Full sun to partial shade
Soil Requirements: Well-drained, moist, fertile, humus rich, well limed, sandy, clay or loam soil; not tolerant of water-logged soil, short duration flooding or compacted soil
Bark: Smooth; thin, brownish gray to black bark; matures to
black with rough, checkered ridges and plates
Flower: Lavender-purple or pink, sometimes white; blooms in
early Spring before leaves emerge; attracts insects
Fruit: Green; changes to brownish black; 1- 3” flat beanlike pod; persistent
Foliage: Alternate, simple, entire, broad-ovate to heart-shaped; medium to dark green leaves in summer turn yellow in Fall
Uses: Specimen tree, container, flowering, native tree, naturalizing and group plantings

100 S Westminster Rd, Arcadia, Oklahoma

Monday – Thursday 
8:00AM – 5:00PM
8:00AM – 3:00PM