SelecTree: Tree Detail
Cercis canadensis var. texensis
Photo Locations: BioPark Botanic Garden - Albuquerque, NM
Branches droop and are susceptible to breakage. Treehoppers lays eggs under bark of twigs.
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, Green, Gold, Deciduous.
Flowers Showy. Pink. Flowers in Spring. Has perfect flowers (male and female parts in each flower).
Persistent, Purple Pod, Large (1.50 - 3.00 inches), fruiting in Summer.
Bark Dark Brown or Red Brown, Rough.
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.
Loam or Sand Texture.
Acidic to Alkaline Soil pH.
Pests & Disease Information
Susceptible to Scales.
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 var. texensis Tree Record." 1995-2018. Apr 23, 2018.
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