REDBUD TREE - CERCIS CANADENSIS
More of a tall shrub than a tree, the Red Bud Tree grows a gorgeous pink color. It typically grows 20-30 feet tall with a spread of about 25-30 feet. It has think size branches that area a dark color. In the United States the tree can be found to be natively growing around areas of Appalachia. Redbud tree has a twisted trunk and has many limbs that shoot off of the tree. These can create a large spread of twenty or thirty feet. This tree has a reddish brown color. The foliage isn't nearly as thick as other trees, but it has leaves that are heart shaped and can be up to five inches in length. The tree also blooms in the months of April through May. The small buds of the trees start adding color well in the early springtime. These buds are a bright pink color that contrast with the rest of the bare tree. The flowers that later appear are showy and bright pink color, typically less than an inch and a half across. These vibrant flowers also come in small clusters. This beautiful flowering tree later produces small seed pods that can be as long as four inches long and dark brown color, with multiple small seeds inside. This tree is found growing naturally among the under story of eastern forests. This small tree is adaptable to many differing soil types. This plant can grow up to three or four feet per year, depending on the conditions the plant is. This tree also prefers full sunlight to grow best but can survive small amounts of light shade.The Red Bud Tree also provides a great shade during the hot summer months, making a perfect place for family to gather.
Climate Zone: 4 to 9 Mature Height: 20 - 30 Feet Mature Width: 20 - 30 Feet Sunlight: Full Sunlight Soil Conditions: Adaptable to various soils Ships As: Bareroot Plant
Description: Latin Name- Cercis Canadensis Hardy Planting Zone- 4-9 Mature Height- 20- 30 ft Width- 20-25 ft Sun or Shade- Full Sun