Eastern Redbud

Eastern Redbud Tree
Missouri Botonical Garden

Eastern Redbud Leaves
Cathay Dewitt for NCSU Ext.

Common Name:  Eastern Redbud

Scientific Name:   Cercis canadensis

Mature Height and Width:  Hgt: 20-30 feet; Width: 25-35 feet

Cultural Requirements (Sun/Water/Soil Type): Average, medium moisture, well-drained soils in full sun to part shade. Avoid wet or poorly drained soils. Since this tree does not transplant well, it should be planted when young and left undisturbed. 

Bloom Time:  April

Flower Color:  Pink

Pollinator Type:  Bees, butterflies; serves as larval host plant