Eastern redbud (Cercis canadensis `Forest Pansy`)

USDA Hardiness Zones

USDA hardiness zones
Zone Zone  more information
Hardy to zone 4b
Mature Height Mature Height
20 to 25 feet
Mature Spread Mature Spread
20 to 25 feet
Growth Rate Growth Rate
Moderate
Sun Sun
Full Sun or Partial Shade
Moisture Moisture
Moist soil, well drained
Fall Color Fall Color
Dull
Attracts Wildlife Attracts Wildlife
No
Flower Flower
Ornamental
Fruit Fruit
Insignificant
Evergreen Evergreen
No
Native to WI Native to WI
No
Additional Information Additional Information
reddish foliage in spring and early summer, but only cold hardy to zone 6a; not recommended to plant in southern Wisconsin, not cold hardy enough

UW Extension
For more information, see the UW Extension Urban Horticulture Team Web site: www.uwex.edu/ces/wihort
Primary Author: Dr. Laura Jull
Photos by: Dr. Laura Jull and Dr. Ed Hasselkus

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