Cercis canadensis – Eastern Redbud is a deciduous single or multi-trunk under story tree well known for its stunning lavender-purple flowers which bloom profusely on bare branches in early spring (April) before the foliage and other tree flowers emerge. It has mostly upright branching with a rounded crown that typically matures at 15-20 feet tall.
This tree is native to eastern and central North America, and prefers a sheltered location away from strong sun and winds. Our larger Redbuds are 8′ – 10’+ tall. Their flowers are a gorgeous and highly appreciated welcome to spring. USDA zones 5-9