Eastern Redbud is a commonly used single or multi-trunk tree, effective as a flowering or foliage accent, in lawns or residential garden settings. Leaves are an attractive lemon in fall. It blooms best in full sun, where it receives moderate moisture. Occasional tent caterpillar attacks can be controlled with spraying. Varieites Forest Pansy (Purple-leaved) Texas White (White Flowering) and Silver Cloud (Variegated) forms are available. It may require light top-trimming of vigorous top shoots to maintain it's height below 25'. Native to Eastern United States.
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M. Ritter, W. Mark, J. Reimer
Illustrations by Robert O'Brien
The National Arboretum - Washington, DC, Arnold Arboretum - Boston, MA, Visalia, CA, UC San Diego, CA and Cal Poly Campus - San Luis Obispo, CA
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SelecTree. "Cercis canadensis Photo Record." 1995-2012. May 24, 2013.
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