Cercis canadensis

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Tree in 2 x 5 inch coco fibre plug

Light: part shade to full sun
Moisture: medium to wet
Soil: loam, clay loam
Mature Height: 30 feet

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Eastern Redbud (Cercis canadensis) is considered to have once been native to the southern most part of Ontario. Though no natural areas have currently been found it is still a popular choice for landscaping gardens as far north as Toronto. Short trunk and rounded crown with spreading branches. Its unique heart shaped leaves and vibrant pink spring blossoms make it a very attractive tree. Prefers medium to moist soil and lightly shaded locations. Does not tolerate standing water. Flowers and seeds are edible.

To see beautiful mature redbud’s in Hamilton, visit the trail on Princess Point in the spring (Royal Botanical Gardens property).

Ontario Hardiness Zone: 5 to 7 (Find out your Hardiness Zone here)


Additional information

Weight0.10 kg
Dimensions6 × 6 × 30 cm
Light Requirements

Full Sun, Sun to Partial Shade, Partial Shade

Moisture Requirements

Medium, Moist, Wet

Soil Requirements

Clay Loam, Loam


Bees, Birds, Butterflies

Flower Colour


Bloom Period


Fall Colours

Brown, green, Yellow