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Merlot Redbud Tree Cercis canadensis 'Merlot' PP22297

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  • Merlot Redbud Tree
  • Merlot Redbud Tree
  • Merlot Redbud Tree

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Product Details

Mature Height: 12-15 ft.
Mature Width: 12-15 ft.
Sunlight: Part Sun (4 hours minimum) or Full Sun  
Growth Rate: Moderate
Botanical Name: Cercis canadensis 'Merlot' PP22297
Does Not Ship To: AZ
Grows Well In Zones: 6-9 outdoors
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Growing Zones: 6-9 outdoors

(hardy down to 0℉)

Product Description

Compact Redbud with Deep Purple Foliage

Why Merlot Redbud Trees?

Merging everything you love in a Redbud into a smaller, more compact form, the Merlot is a phenomenal hybrid that delivers classic blooms with the twist of lustrous purple leaves that last all summer long.

You’ll also get new features that will make this tree even more desirable, like excellent drought tolerance and glossier leaves that stand up to summer heat with ease.

Vibrant red-purple leaves mean the Merlot lives up to its name. The most exciting feature of the new Merlot Redbud is the outstanding color of the foliage. First, you get its reddish-pink blossoms...then the reward of the Merlot's deep, dark purple leaves. Whether you plant this tree alone or amongst others in your garden, it takes your yard to the next level.

Why Fast-Growing-Trees.com is Better

When you order your Merlot Redbud from Fast Growing Trees, you get a reliable, proven performer. Unlike Redbuds from big-box nurseries, your Redbud arrives at your door, ready to thrive.

We’ve taken care to ensure that your Merlot Redbud has the best head start on growth. Now, your tree is delivered with better branching for even more blooms...never bare-root like most other garden centers.

Our larger Merlot Redbud sizes can bloom as soon as the first year, so they sell out very quickly. Don’t wait - buy yours 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

Shipping Alert:

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, & 4. 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.

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Growing Zone Shipping Resumes
Zones 3 & 4 Week of May 2nd
Zones 5 - 11 Ships Now!

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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$15.00-$23.99 $13.95
$24.00-$39.99 $16.95
$40.00-$79.99 $19.95
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$99.00-$128.99 $29.95
$129.00-$148.99 $39.95
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11/29/2021
Susan D.
United States United States
I recommend this product

treeHealthy, tall,

This redbud was very well packed - arrived on time with leaves still on. I planted the next day with root developer I was a bit crooked and is staked to correct tho not entirely. Will by more from them and recommend to clients. Susan Davis.

JR
11/13/2021
Jesus R.
United States United States
I recommend this product

thinner than I expected but I know it will grow

It was fascinating to see the tree packaged and it looked healthy. The height was perfect and looking forward to seeing it grow in the spring. The tree was thin because it had to be packaged. If I had given it more thought I probably would've had a better idea but I envisioned it being wider like one from a local nursery. That's not really possible by mail so I only knocked one star off.

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07/23/2021
Anonymous
United States United States
I recommend this product

Redbud

Great looking tree, packed very well.

KM
06/25/2021
Krystal M.
United States United States
I recommend this product

So far so good

Haven’t had time to plant it yet but it has pushed out many new leaves!!!

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05/25/2021
Anonymous
United States United States
I recommend this product

Merlot Redbud

The first delivery didn't go well with the tree badly damaged during shipping but I was sent a replacement tree that arrived in great condition and is doing well. Can't wait to see it grow.

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