Redbud Tree Requirements?

Answer Eastern redbud (Cercis candensis) can grow to a height and spread of 20 feet or more. As ornamental trees go, redbud is a spring favorite, with tiny red buds that open into startling pink and purpl... Read More »

Top Q&A For: Redbud Tree Requirements

Is a redbud tree durable?

Redbud trees (Cercis canadensis) are small, sturdy trees with durable green foliage that produce a purple-pink flower in the spring. Redbuds thrive in full sun or partial shade, are drought tolera... Read More »

How do I prune a redbud tree?

Early SpringSterilize pruning shears with a one-part bleach and four-parts water mixture. Either spray shears with the mixture or dip in a bucket with the disinfectant. Remove any broken or disease... Read More »

Which state's tree is the redbud?

The redbud is the state tree of Oklahoma. Although Oklahoma does not designate any particular variety of redbud as the official tree, there is a cultivar named the "Oklahoma Redbud."Source:The Unit... Read More »

What is the scientific name for a redbud tree?

The redbud tree, also known as the Judas tree, is technically called Cercis canadensis. It is a deciduous tree with pinkish-purple flowers that reaches 20 to 30 feet in height when mature, and is h... Read More »