Eastern Redbud

Cercis canadensis

Eastern redbud fall Eastern redbud flowers Eastern redbud leaves Eastern redbud summer Eastern Redbud

Height: 20-30′
Width: 20-25′

Shape: Vase shaped
Foliage: Dark green

Fall Foliage: Brilliant yellow
Exposure: Full sun or part sun

Zone: 4-9

This handsome tree bears small pink flowers in spring before leaves appear. Later brown fruit pods form. This strain is grown from seed collected at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum. It does well in sun and part shade. Selected for hardiness by the University of Minnesota and introduced in1992.

Photos courtesy of IA State Extension, Conservation Garden Park and Bailey Nurseries