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Cercis occidentalis - Western Redbud (Seed)

Cercis occidentalis - Western Redbud (Seed)

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  • Cercis occidentalis - Western Redbud (Seed)
    • Cercis occidentalis - Western Redbud (Seed)
    • Cercis occidentalis - Western Redbud (Seed)
    • Cercis occidentalis - Western Redbud (Seed)

    Cercis occidentalis - Western Redbud (Seed)

    U.C. Davis Arboretum All-Star! A gorgeous multi-trunked flowering large shrub or small tree. Brilliant magenta pea-shaped flowers in early spring are followed by lovely heart-shaped leaves that turn red and orange in fall (if temps are cold enough).

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    Plant Characteristics
    Species NameCercis occidentalis
    Common NameWestern Redbud
    Plant TypeShrubs
    Height by Width15ft. x 12ft.
    Flower ColorPurple, Violet, Lavender, Pink, Magenta, Rose
    Flowering MonthsMarch, April, May
    Sun ExposureInland-Part Sun
    Water RequirementModerate
    Soil TypeAny
    Sowing SeasonSpring/Summer
    Sowing Difficulty Level*Easy
    Sowing PretreatmentHot water soak and cold stratification

    * Sowing difficulty levels:
    • Easy: Sow in-ground or in pots with simple or no pretreatment
    • Moderate: Sow in-ground or in pots with pretreatment; may produce staggered germination
    • Difficult: Sow in pots with pretreatment and stratification; may produce staggered germination
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