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American Judas tree

Cercis canadensis 'Ruby Falls'

Also known as

Eastern red bud

Photo by CandideUK (All rights reserved)

Full Sun
Light watering
Frost Hardy

H5

RHS hardiness

-15°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

2.5m

Max

4m

Min

1.6m

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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A photo of American Judas tree
A photo of American Judas tree

American Judas tree Overview

A small Cercis with heart-shaped maroon leaves branched in a graceful weeping habit. The leaves deepen in colour as summer progresses.

How to propagate American Judas tree

Budding

You can propagate the species by seeds in the autumn, the cultivars by budding in late summer.

Seed

Other uses of American Judas tree

Semi-aquatic, it has good autumn colour.