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Planted at Mount Vernon


  • Fruit Garden & Nursery
  • Bowling Green

  • Hardiness Zones


    This small, spreading flowering tree offers a profusion of bright pink flowers in April, followed by large heart-shaped leaves. It is prettiest planted among dogwoods and other small flowering shrubs.

    Latin Name

    Cercis canadensis


    Family

    Fabaceae


    Also Known As

    Spicewood Tree


    Type of Plant

    Tree

    Bloom Season

    April - April


    Seasons

    Spring

    Specifications

    Max Height: 30'
    Max Spread: 35'

    Uses

  • Street Tree
  • Flowering Tree
  • Naturalize

  • Sunlight Exposure

    Full Sun
    Part Shade

    Tollerances

  • Black Walnut
  • Deer
  • Clay Soil

  • Attracted Wildlife

    Butterflies

    Colors


    Native Range

    Eastern North America


    History

    Washington transplanted many redbuds into his groves and wildernesses.


    Other Details

    Polinator
    Grown by Washington

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