• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Slow-growing multi-stemmed tree; reaches 9 to 10 ft. tall and wide in 15 years.
    Key Feature:
    Prolific Flowering
    Blooms:
    Early Spring
    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; reaches 9 to 10 ft. tall and wide in 15 years.
    Foliage color:Green
    Blooms:Early Spring
    Flower color:Purplish-pink
    Flower attributesShowy Flowers
    Design IdeasThis small-scale deciduous tree is perfect for small-scale gardens.
  • Care
    Care Information
    Prefers deep, light, well-drained soil. Best with light shade in hot southwestern deserts. Water deeply and regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system; once established, reduce frequency. Apply fertilizer in early spring.Pruning time: winter.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Sun
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.

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