Redbud Tree

Redbud Tree

Cercis Canadensis

This small tree is a favorite because in early spring it presents a dazzling display of rose-pink flowers on its bare branches before the leaves develop. It makes a great addition to a small patio or courtyard space. Moderate watering once established.

Flowers are reddish purple in bud, rosy pink when they open. Leaves are yellow in fall.

Type of Plant: Deciduous Ornamental Tree

Distinguishing Characteristics: A spring favorite with very attractive spring flowers

Water Use: Moderate

Flower Color: Pink

Sun/Location: Full Sun

Approximate Height at Maturity*: 15'

Approximate Spread at Maturity*: 10'

Tree Shape:  Multi-stem or low branching tree

*Under average conditions in Northern New Mexico