• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Sun
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Average Landscape Size
    Slow-growing multi-stemmed tree to 9 to 10 ft. tall and wide in 15 years.
    Key Feature:
    Key Feature
    Prolific Flowering
    Blooms:
    Flowering Time
    Early spring
    Landscape Uses:
    Landscape Uses
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:SER-sis chi-NEN-sis
    Plant type:Tree
    Deciduous/evergreen:Deciduous
    Growth habit:Compact, Round
    Growth rate:Slow
    Average landscape size:Slow-growing multi-stemmed tree to 9 to 10 ft. tall and wide in 15 years.
    Foliage color:Green
    Blooms:Early spring
    Flower color:Purplish-pink
    Design IdeasThis small-scale deciduous tree is perfect for small-scale gardens.
  • Care
    Care Information
    Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Watering can be reduced after establishment. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.Pruning time: winter.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Sun
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.