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Cercis siliquastrum

Common Name(s):
Mediterranean redbud
Category:
Trees
Comment:

This tree ican suffer from damage caused by deer.  Prefers drier climates.  

Height:
15-25 ft.
Flower:
3-5 in. magenta flowers in early spring
Zones:
6-9
Habit:
Deciduous
Site:
Sun to partial shade; moist, well-drained soil; drought tolerant
Texture:
Medium
Form:
Slender tree with single stem
Growth Rate:
Moderate
Leaf:
3-5 in. alternate, simple leaves; new leaves are rich, bronze, reddish-purple
Tags:
deciduous

NCCES plant id: 1956

Leaves and fruit of Cercis siliquastrum Observed in Perth, Australia.
Tatters @ flickr, CC-BY-SA-2.0