Eastern Redbud

Cercis canadensis

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Description:

Compact tree 20 to 30 feet tall. Blooms March to May with clusters of red to pink flowers. Attractive to honey bees and butterflies. Part shade to shade, moist to well drained soils.

Plant Overview:

Other Common Names:Redbud
Plant Family:Fabaceae
Plant Duration:Perennial
Plant Type:Trees
South Jersey Native Range:South Jersey
Attracts Pollinators and Wildlife:Bees, Birds
Bloom Time:March to May
Fruit Timing:Ripens in October
Global and State Rank:G5, SNR
Commercially available landscape plant?Yes
Soil Characteristics:
Soil Type:Loam, Sandy
Soil Moisture:Moist
Soil pH:Slightly Acidic, Neutral, Slightly Alkaline
Soil pH:6.0 to 8.0
Light Needs:
Opitmal Light:Partial shade to shade
Light Range:Partial Shade, Shade
Water Needs of Plant:
Soil Moisture:Moist

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