Chinese Redbud Tree

Chinese Redbud Tree

Chinese Redbud Tree Facts

Specific Name:   Cercis chinensis
Hardiness Zones:   6 to 9
Growth_Rate:   Moderate
Site Requirements:   Sun; range of soil types
Texture:   Medium
Form:   Upright; multistemmed shrub/tree
Height:   8 to 12
Weight:   6 to 8'
Leaf:   5 to 6" alternate, simple, heart shaped leaves; yellow-green fall color
Flower/Fruit:   Rosy purple flowers in spring; .75" seed pods
Comments:    Easy to transplant
Habit:   Deciduous
Cultivars:   Alba, Avondale, Nana, Shipobana