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Western Redbud Multi


This small tree or shrub is native to California, Arizona, and Utah and provides seasonal interest all year. Colder temperatures may produce fall foliage colors of yellow or red and more profuse flowering in spring. The pea-shaped flowers are magenta to rosy pink. Seed pods follow the blooms and hold on through the winter. Plant in sun or part shade.

Cercis occidentalis Multi

Fruit Characteristics

Fruit edible : Yes

Fruit type : Pea Seed Pods

Fruit color : Reddish-brown

Leaf Characteristics

Bark color : Silvery grey

Leaf texture : Leathery

Leaf shape : Rounded heart-shaped

Leaf color : Light green to bluish-green

Flower Characteristics

Flower color :Pink

Plant Anatomy

Foliage growth cycle : Deciduous

Average size maturity width : 15-20 ft.

Average size maturity height : 15-20 ft.

Cultural Information

USDA Zone : 15 to 20 F (Z8b

Sunset zone : 2-24

Water requirements : Rarely (Drought Tolerant)

Light exposure : Partial Sun

Landscape Attributes

Under oak trees : Yes

Barrier plants : Yes

Seashore conditions : Yes

Oak root fungus resistance : Yes

Hummingbirds : Yes

Hedges and screens : Yes

Frost tender : Yes

Fragrance : Yes

Erosion control : Yes

Drought tolerant : Yes

Deer resistant : Yes

Butterflies : Yes

Colorful fruits and berries : Yes

Birds : Yes

Autumn foliage color : Yes

Attractive bark : Yes

Allergenic plants : Yes

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