Redbud Tree

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Planting Zones 4-9
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Bloom Color
Purple/Lavender, Pink,
Height At Maturity
Over 20 Feet
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Drought Tolerant Plants, Flower Gardens And Beds, Flowering,

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Redbud Tree Description

Redbud Tree, Cercis Canadensis, is a Beautiful Blooming Tree

In springtime, the eastern Redbud's beautiful lavender and soft pink flowers cover the tree, sometimes even appearing on the trunks. They bloom earlier in the spring than many of their peers. These trees are an excellent choice to balance the colors of your yard for as long during the year as possible.

 Redbud Tree, Cercis Canadensis work Great in Gardens and Natural Areas to Balance the Colors of your Yard.

At maturity, the eastern Redbud stands approximately thirty feet tall, and its branches can spread as far as twenty-five feet. Its leaves have a vibrant green coloration and take a pleasantly rounded shape, whereas the trunk is a reddish-brown that compliments the leaves. These trees are also known as Cercis Canadensis. The growth rate is 3 to 4 feet per year; This tree makes a great addition to all lawns and landscapes; It will work great in gardens and natural areas. It will bring lots of colors when grown and will be beautiful. It will grow best in full sunlight in gardens and on lawns. This tree gives beautiful dark pink flowers to enjoy during the spring and summer. It will look amazing in gardens and also in large or small yards. This tree is great to use in landscaping ideas and is easy to care for. It will look fantastic and is excellent as a shade tree on a lawn. Redbud Tree is used a lot as an ornamental tree.

Redbud Tree, Cercis Canadensis, is For Sale at TN Wholesale Nursery with Low Prices and Fast Shipping

Cercis canadensis is a broad, deciduous bush or small tree endemic to eastern North America, ranging from southern Michigan through central Mexico and east to New Jersey. Different Species can occur from California to southern Ontario. It's Oklahoma's official state tree; The Redbud is notable for its low-maintenance blossoms. It is a low-maintenance tree.

Flat, dry, brownish, pea-like sacks, 5–10 cm long, with flat, oval, reddish seeds 6 mm long, mature from August to October. The blooms are beautiful, 1.5 cm in length, light to deep magenta pink, and occur in groups from springtime to early summer, along naked stems before the foliage and occasionally on the trunk directly. White blooms are available in some varieties. Long-tongued bees, like blueberry bees and carpenter bees, fertilize the blooms. The nectaries are inaccessible to short-tongued wasps.

The Redbud reaches a height of 20–30 feet and a spread of 26–33 feet at a medium to the fast growth rate. Its trunk is usually tiny and twisted, with spreading limbs. A 10-year-old shrub typically reaches a height of 5 m (16 feet); Its bark is darker, silky, and eventually scaly with visible ridges, occasionally maroon areas. The twigs are thin and zigzag, nearly black, having lighter lenticels. Winter blooms are small and spherical, with a rich crimson chestnut tint. The leaves are alternating, plain, and look like hearts of gold, having an entire edge measuring 7–12 cm (3–4.5 inches) high and thick. They are thin and papery on the underside and may have hair.

Henry's elfin, redbud leaf folder, and red-humped caterpillar often visit the tree. They cause leaf curl in midsummer but usually do no long-term harm to a good health tree. It is the food for so many animals and birds. The green foliage of the tree is a favorite of some species that turn into purple foliage. Interestingly, they eat only those leaves that are getting old. These trees grow in parks, houses, and other public places. People use the green branches from the awesome Redbud as a flavoring agent for wild game, including venison and opossum, in a few regions of southern Appalachia. As a result, the tree is also known as the spicy wood tree in these mountainous places. 

The blooms were eaten raw or cooked, and you can roast the seeds too. The flower extracts anthocyanins. According to a study of nutrient content in edible sections of this tree species, the emerging green seeds carry proanthocyanidin. In comparison, seeds have linolenic, oleic, and palmitic acids. Many people use flowers as food also. 

Best Time to Harvest: August to October

Light: Full sun

Water: Drought tolerance when established

Zone: 4-9

Height at Maturity: 20-30 feet

Sun Exposure: Partial shade in full sun

Ship as: Bareroot

Wholesale Nursery is presenting this beautiful tree to you. You can get the redbud tree for sale. Now is the perfect time to order before it sells out! 



Reviews (2)

  • 5
    Eastern Redbud Trees

    Posted by Helen Burris on Nov 21, 2021

    Great product, fast shipping, Simply beautiful

  • 5

    Posted by Vince Howard on Mar 06, 2018

    Love this tree very much. The pink buds really are just beautiful

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