Redbud Eastern

About This Project

Botanical Name

Cercis canadensis

Mature Sizes

15 – 30 X 15 – 25 ft.

Landscape Uses

Specimen tree, the shrub border, or as a street or lawn tree in residential areas. It is especially attractive in group plantings or in naturalized settings.


Usually one of the first trees to bloom in spring. Pink to reddish purple flowers are grown on old twigs, branches, and trunks. Flowers in March to May before leaf growth. Heart shaped leaves are 3-5″ across.