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Eastern RedbudCercis canadensis

138 reviews
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Eastern RedbudCercis canadensis

138 reviews
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$159.95
$159.95
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Blankets of Fuchsia Blooms Welcome Spring

Why Eastern Redbud Trees?

Prized for its vibrant, purple-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!

Planting & Care

1. Planting: Select an area with well-drained soil and full sun to partial sun (4 to 6 hours of direct sunlight with some afternoon shade).

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.

Shipping Details

Estimated Shipping Time: Most orders ship immediately. 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
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Product Details

Mature Height: 20-30 ft.
Mature Width: 10-15 ft.
Sunlight: Part Sun (4 hours minimum) or Full Sun  
Growth Rate: Moderate
Botanical Name: Cercis canadensis
Does Not Ship To: AZ,OR
Grows Well In Zones: 4-9 outdoors
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Growing Zones: 4-9 outdoors

(hardy down to -20℉)

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Customer Reviews
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06/28/2022
Michael A.
United States United States
I recommend this product

Growing nicely

Since the climate is different where I live (northern Utah) from where this tree was raised, the tree was further out of dormancy than the local trees when it was shipped to me this spring. This froze back the new growth, but additional new growth emerged as soon as the weather here got warmer. The tree is now growing well, and will hopefully have a stronger start next spring.

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06/22/2022
Myrene T.
United States United States
I recommend this product

PACKAGED WELL

We ordered and received the tree rapidly. It was packaged exactly as pictured and is thriving.

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06/21/2022
Donzil (.
United States United States
I recommend this product

Very sturdy tree

Fast delivery, package very good. We are in NV, and had several heat days before we could get the tree planted. Then found out we have terrible winds, so by the time it was planted here were winds. Gusts of 40-50. Good news it has a lot of new growth and is looking good.

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06/21/2022
Anonymous
United States United States
I recommend this product

Eastern Redbud

It’s still green so I can’t really appreciate its full bloom color which I’m looking forward to. Thank you.

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06/15/2022
Anonymous
United States United States
I recommend this product

New Eastern Redbud

Plant arrived in a sturdy cardboard package, well packed and with a substantial pot of soil. No damaged to tree was seen. I put it in the ground next day after soaking overnight in water. I spotted a new leaf this morning so tree likes its new home!