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Cercis canadensis - 330-350cm - Clear Stem - Girth 8-10cm - 45lt

Cercis canadensis - 330-350cm - Clear Stem - Girth 8-10cm - 45lt

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The Cercis canadensis, commonly known as the Eastern Redbud, is a charming deciduous tree that adds elegance and colour to any garden landscape. Originating from North America, it has found popularity in gardens across the UK for its ornamental beauty and adaptability to various growing conditions.

Its distinctive feature is its heart-shaped leaves, which emerge in spring in a vibrant shade of green, turning to a luscious yellow in autumn, offering a spectrum of seasonal interest. Moreover, in early spring, the tree bursts into a display of delicate, rosy-pink flowers, adorning its bare branches before the leaves emerge, making it a captivating focal point.

Cercis canadensis thrives in well-drained soil and prefers a sunny or partially shaded position, although it can tolerate some shade. It is relatively low-maintenance, requiring minimal pruning except for occasional shaping and removal of dead or damaged branches.

It attracts pollinators such as bees and butterflies with its abundant nectar-rich flowers, contributing to the biodiversity of the garden. Additionally, its foliage provides shelter for birds and small mammals, enhancing the overall ecosystem.

In terms of landscape use, the Eastern Redbud is versatile and can be employed as a standalone specimen tree, planted in groups for a striking display, or integrated into mixed borders for added interest. Its small size makes it suitable for urban gardens, where space may be limited, while its visual impact makes it equally suitable for larger rural settings.

Overall, the Cercis canadensis is a delightful addition to any garden, offering year-round beauty, ecological benefits, and ease of cultivation. Whether as a focal point or a supporting element in a garden design, its graceful presence is sure to enchant both gardeners and admirers alike.

  • Common Name

    American redbud

  • Family


  • Type

    deciduous shrub

  • Pot Size


  • Height (cm)


  • Native To

    North America

  • Flower

    small, bright pink

  • Foliage

    papery, heart-shaped leaves, bronze when young and turning yellow in autumn

  • Maturation period

    10–20 years

Key Info

Size & Spacing

Mature Height


Mature Width


Shape / habit

bushy, flat-top, vase-shaped habit

Preferred Location


North–facing or South–facing or West–facing or East–facing, exposed or sheltered

Soil Type

acid, alkaline, neutral soil, full sun, partial shade

Soil moisture


Growing Period




spring, summer, autumn



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During this time, we have developed a large stock of trees, mature evergreen shrubs, conifers, Japanese maples, cedars and olives. What sets us apart from a generic garden center is solid unwavering focus on trees and some bigger shrubs. You will find thousands of trees, hundreds of varieties and lots of experts who are working on the nursery and more than willing to help you to choose a plant for you.

What you will not find is hot tubs, garden furniture and plastic garden gnomes. In a nutshell, trees is what we know and trees is what we do, and only trees (and some shrubs to go with the trees).

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