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Little Woody Redbud

Cercis canadensis 'Little Woody' PP #15,854

SKU
04954
A graceful, compact tree with a vase-shaped canopy. Clusters of purple, sweet pea-like blooms in spring. Small, lightly crinkled, heart-shaped leaves have interesting yellow fall foliage. An excellent specimen plant. Deciduous.
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Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

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Botanical PronunciationSER-sis kan-a-DEN-sis
Average Size at MaturityModerate grower to 6 to 8 ft. tall and 8 to 10 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeBlooms early to midspring.
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorPurple
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Cottage, Mediterranean, Rustic
Growth HabitCompact
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseFirescaping/Firewise, Mass Planting, Specimen, Woodland Garden, Wildlife Garden, Urban Garden
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Soil NeedsTree & Shrub Food
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Easy Care, Fall Color, Waterwise, Compact Form
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Companion PlantsSmoke Tree (Cotinus); Potentilla (Potentilla); Weigela (Weigela); Spirea (Spiraea); Barberry (Berberis)

Prefers deep, slightly alkaline, moist, well-drained sandy loams. Benefits from light shade in hotter regions. Water deeply and regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Apply a general purpose fertilizer before new growth emerges in late winter to early spring.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-9

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