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Eastern Redbud, scientifically known as Cercis canadensis, is a deciduous tree native to eastern North America. It is renowned for its captivating spring blooms and is a popular choice in landscaping and gardens. 


Eastern Redbud typically grows as a small to medium-sized tree, reaching heights of 20 to 30 feet. It has a spreading, often multi-stemmed form with a rounded crown. The tree's branches are adorned with clusters of small, pea-like flowers in shades of pink, magenta, or purplish-pink, which emerge in early spring, even before the leaves.


The leaves of the Eastern Redbud are distinctive and heart-shaped, with a smooth, glossy texture. They are green in the spring and summer, turning yellow in the fall, adding to the tree's ornamental appeal.


This species is native to a broad range of eastern North America, from the Midwest to the East Coast, and extending into parts of southern Canada.


Eastern Redbud is known for its adaptability and can thrive in a range of USDA hardiness zones, typically from zone 4 to 9. It can withstand cold winters and moderate drought conditions once established.


The tree provides a valuable food source for pollinators like bees and butterflies, thanks to its nectar-rich flowers.


see my other listing for Western redbud for trees appropriate for the the western US. 

Perennial zones 4-9, any zone indoors as a bonsai. 


Seeds require 90 days of cold stratification by direct sowing in fall/winter or placing seeds in your refrigerator. 


This is for 20 seeds


I combine shipping on all seed orders, you pay one flat fee for as many seeds as you would like for no additional shipping. Orders over $35 for any combination of items in my shop ship for free to the US!


All of my seeds are tested and guaranteed. Most of my seeds are fresh off of my own plants.

Eastern Redbud Tree Seeds, Bonsai, Cercis Canadensis


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