Cercis canadensis

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  • Large heart shaped leaves which are slightly bronze when young and then turning dark green.
  • Masses of small pink flowers on the bare branches in early spring.
  • Yellow to orange autumn colour.


  • Specimen tree in a lawn.
  • Shade tree in a semi-sheltered position.
  • In a border planting.

Growing Conditions

  • Very frost hardy.
  • Avoid coastal or windy situations.
  • Grows in dry to very moist soil conditions.
  • Full sun to partial shade.


Height Width
5 year old tree 2.5m 2.5m
10 year old tree 5.0m 4.0m
Country of Origin:   Canada

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