Eastern RedbudCercis canadensis
Eastern Redbud is an attractive specimen, and is especially nice in naturalized settings. It offers attractive, rosy pink flowers in spring, pretty foliage in summer, and a graceful, multi-trunk growth habit.
Use and Management
Eastern redbud grows well in a number of soil types except that are consistently wet. It prefers deep, moist soils that are well drained. The tree will tolerate both alkaline and acidic soils and full sun or light shade. It performs better in full sun in the north and light shade in the south.
Eastern Redbud is susceptible to Botryosphaeria canker that ca cause death to many stems. Verticillium wilt and leaf spots also affect redbuds. Insects that cause problems are treehoppers, leafhoppers, caterpillars and scales.
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