Don Egolf Redbud

Cercis chinensis 'Don Egolf'

A U.S. National Arboretum introduction prized for its compact habit, disease resistance and tremendous flower display. In full bloom, dormant limbs are completely covered with pinkish mauve flowers, which are sterile and do not produce seedpods. Deciduous.
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Botanical PronunciationSER-sis chi-NEN-sis
Average Size at MaturitySlow-growing multi-stemmed tree; reaches 9 to 10 ft. tall and wide in 15 years.
Bloom TimeEarly Spring
Design IdeasThis small-scale deciduous tree is perfect for small-scale gardens.
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorPurplish-pink
Foliage ColorGreen
Growth HabitRound
Growth RateSlow
Landscape UseContainer, Specimen
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsTree & Shrub Food
Special FeatureImproved Disease Resistance, Improved Pest and Disease Resistance, Compact Form
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.

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.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 6-9

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