Growing Zones: 4-9 outdoors(hardy down to -20℉)
This plant may not thrive in your area
- Mature Height:
- 20-30 ft.
- Mature Width:
- 10-15 ft.
- Part Sun (4 hours minimum) or Full Sun
- Growth Rate:
- Botanical Name:
- Cercis canadensis
- Does Not Ship To:
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Blankets of Pink Blooms Welcome Spring
Why Eastern Redbud Trees?
Prized for its vibrant pink flowers that welcome the warmer months, the Eastern Redbud marks the change from winter to spring. In fact, it’s one of the first trees to bloom each year and it blooms on old wood, offering a breath of fresh air after the cold season.
But despite its delicate appearance, the Eastern Redbud is incredibly strong. It can thrive as far west as California, in parts of Florida, and even up north. It’s hardy down to -20 degrees and resists ice damage with ease. Plus, it’s adaptable to most soil types. You get its rounded, dense canopy, unique branching, and four seasons of color, with leaves that change throughout the season…without the upkeep and guesswork.
Even better is the Eastern Redbud’s ability to fit into smaller landscapes. Regardless of the space in your garden, you get the Redbud’s blankets of blooms, vibrant foliage, and unique spreading silhouette. Nothing can stop the Redbud from delivering blazing color in spring, summer, and fall.
Why Fast-Growing-Trees.com is Better
When you order your Eastern Redbud from Fast Growing Trees, you get a reliable, proven performer with a deep, well-developed root system. Your Eastern Redbud arrives at your door, ready to thrive.
We’ve taken care to ensure that your Eastern has the best head start on growth, so your tree is delivered with bigger, better branching for even more blooms. You won’t get color this intense and long-lasting from your local garden center.
And our larger Eastern Redbud sizes bloom as soon as the first year.
That means the springtime color and full growth of your own Eastern Redbud is just a click away. Don’t wait – this spring icon is hard to keep in stock. Get your Eastern Redbud Tree today!
Customer Reviews & Photos
- Fast Growing Trees
We bought these to replace two dogwoods that didn’t survive the summer. They came well packaged and look really healthy. We planted late in the year so hopefully they have time to root before the ground freezes.
Our tree arrived packaged perfectly and in great condition. We planted it the day it arrived. We look forward to watching it grow and to seeing the Spring blooms.
Good as long as it makes through the winter!
arrived on order date in very good condition. plant mix still damp. growing nicely in yard.
Planting & Care
Dig a hole twice as wide as the diameter and as deep as your tree’s root ball. Place your tree, backfill the soil, and water to settle the tree’s roots. Finally, spread 3 to 4 inches of mulch over the planting site to conserve moisture.
2. Watering: During the first year, water your tree about once or twice weekly. If you’re not sure when to water, check the surrounding soil to about 3 inches down. If the soil is dry here, it’s time to water your tree.
After the first year, your Redbud can thrive on rainfall alone, but we recommend that you continue to check the soil. Soil should remain moist about 3 inches down.
3. Fertilizing: In early spring, apply compost or a complete fertilizer, such as 5-10-5. Spread evenly around the root zone of the plant according to the label instructions.
4. Pruning: Prune the tree in early summer after the tree is done blooming. Begin by removing any larger lower branches and branches that cross over each other or rub together.
Cut off the branches close to the trunk without leaving any stubs. If several branches need to be removed, remove gradually over a few months. In late winter, prune any dead or damaged wood and remove any shoots that are growing from the bottom of the trunk.
Most items ship the next business day unless otherwise noted
Estimated Shipping Time: Most orders ship immediately, however some orders may ship in 1-2 business days (we do not ship on the weekends) from date of purchase. As noted on the website, some items are seasonal, and may only ship in spring or fall. Once your order is shipped, you'll receive an email with a tracking number.
|Amount of Order||Shipping Charge|
|Less than $15||$11.95|
|$99.00 +||FREE SHIPPING with code JAN99!|
You can still order, but due to cold weather, we have delayed shipping to the areas shaded on the map below. We want your new plant to thrive right out of the box, so we will wait on shipping your order until the weather is ideal. This includes anyone in
Growing Zones 3 - 6. If you are unsure of your growing zone, visit our
Growing Zone Finder.
Some plants are not available for immediate shipment, and delayed delivery is noted.
We will resume normal shipping in the Spring. Please see the table below for your approximate ship date.
|Growing Zone||Shipping Resumes|
|Zones 3 & 4||Week of May 4th|
|Zone 5||Week of April 13th|
|Zone 6||Week of March 30th|
|Zones 7 - 11||Ships Now!|