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Redbud
Cercis canadensis
Fabaceae

PinkBright Swish

Bright clusters of pink flowers cover the branches of the entire tree before the leaves emerge creating an unforgettable display of color from April to May, large smooth perfectly heart-shaped leaves up to 6" long & wide are tinged with red when they first unfold, brown papery seed pods persist through the winter months, short trunked tree develops a rounded crown, food plant for Henry's Elfin Butterfly (Callophrys henrici) caterpillars, good nectar source, lots of birds feast on the seeds (Turkey, Quail, Doves, Grouse...), suitable for bonsai.

Average To Moist
Sun To Shade
15-30' tall (10-20' wide)
Plant Hardiness Zones: 4a-9b
Tree
Deer Resistant (once established)

Native Range: WI, s. ON, NY & MA , south to AZ, TX & c. FL. Rare in CT, & NJ

Redbud - 1-2 foot tall in a 3.5 inch pot $14.00
Redbud Seed Packet $4.00
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