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Cercis canadensis var. texensis 'Oklahoma'

Cercis canadensis var. texensis 'Oklahoma' Cercis canadensis var. texensis 'Oklahoma' Cercis canadensis var. texensis 'Oklahoma'

Photo Locations: Strybing Arboretum - San Francisco, CA and the National Arboretum - Washington, D.C.

General Notes

Utility Friendly Tree Utility friendly tree.

Branches droop and are susceptible to breakage.

Family: Fabaceae


Cercis reniformis

Tree Characteristics

Rounded or Vase Shape.

Has Deciduous foliage.

Height: 15 feet.

Width: 15 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 Gray or 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 6 - 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, 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 var. texensis 'Oklahoma' Tree Record." 1995-2019. Dec 15, 2019.
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