Mexican Redbud Tree

Mexican Redbud Tree

Mexican Redbud Tree Facts

Specific Name:   Cercis canadensis ssp. mexicana
Hardiness Zones:   6 to 9
Growth_Rate:   Medium
Site Requirements:   Sun to partial shade; moist well drained soil
Texture:   Medium
Form:   Broadly rounded; dense; compact; stems are thicker and more rigid than species
Height:   15 to 25
Weight:   --
Leaf:   2 to 6" alternate, simple, dark green, leathery leaves with undulating margins; develops glossy appearance with age
Flower/Fruit:   Pinkish purple flowers in early spring
Comments:    Sometimes listed as C. mexicana; finer texture than species; comes true from seeds
Habit:   Deciduous
Cultivars:   --