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Cercis canadensis Aurelian

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Cercis canadensis Aurelian Golden Leaved Eastern Redbud,
Native: Foliage Type:
No Deciduous
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Trees Rounded, Shrub Like, V-Shaped

A large shrub or small tree that will get to around 6m in height. Very bushy and multi branched tree. Flowers appear in spring from the branches before the plant has produced any foliage. Flowers are beautiful rose-pink pea-shaped clusters emerging from the dark bare stems. Heart-shaped foliage is copper tones maturing to golden yellow. Avoid hot windy positions.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
4-10m 4-10m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Formal Garden, Mass Planting, Park And Gardens, Shade Tree

Pests & Diseases: Aphids, Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Fabaceae NorthAmerica

Foliage Colour: Brown, Yellow
Flower Colour: Pink, Purple
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring
Fruit: Insignificant

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Moderate
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: Medium / Moderate
Frost: High
Wind: Medium / Moderate