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SILVER CLOUD EASTERN REDBUD
Cercis canadensis 'Silver Cloud'
Photo Locations: River Banks Botanical Garden - Columbia, SC
Branches droop and are susceptible to breakage. Leaves have a hint of white or silvery pattern.
Rounded or Vase Shape.
Has Deciduous foliage.
Height: 25 - 35 feet.
Width: 25 - 35 feet.
Growth Rate: 24 or More Inches per Year.
Leaves Cordate, Variegated, Gold, Deciduous.
Flowers Showy. Pink, Lavender or Purple. Flowers in Spring. Has perfect flowers (male and female parts in each flower).
Persistent, Brown Pod, Large (1.50 - 3.00 inches), fruiting in Summer.
Bark Dark Brown or Red Brown, Scaly.
Shading Capacity Rated as Moderate to Moderately Dense in Leaf.
Shading Capacity Rated as out of Leaf.
Tree Site Conditions & Constraints
Sunset Zones 1 - 24.
USDA Hardiness Zones 5 - 9.
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade.
Well Drained Soil.
Clay, Loam or Sand Texture.
Acidic to Alkaline Soil pH.
Pests & Disease Information
Susceptible to Borer, Scales and Budworm, Canker, Leaf Spot and Verticillium.
Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns
Root Damage Potential Rated as Low.
Special Uses & Values
Specimen, Container, Shade Tree, Buffer Strip or Street Tree.
Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Cercis canadensis 'Silver Cloud' Tree Record." 1995-2018. Apr 23, 2018.
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