Cercis siliquastrum is commonly known as the Judas tree, and is noted for its abundant display of dark pink to purple flowers during spring. These pea-like flowers are borne in clusters along the branches and trunk and frame the dark blue-green foliage. Cercis siliquastrum is an ideal specimen tree suitable for parks, small gardens and bordering streets or roadsides. Plant Cercis siliquastrum in an area of full sun, but avoid hot, exposed and windy sites. Cercis siliquastrum thrives in soils with slightly acidic or alkaline. Cercis siliquastrum responds well to pruning and can be easily shaped to either a multi-branched tree or a single trunk if so desired. Water well until established. Cercis siliquastrum can grow to a height of 10 metres and a width of 5 metres.Cercis siliquastrum is commonly known as the Judas tree and is noted for its abundant display of dark pink to purple flowers during spring. These pea-like flowers are borne in clusters along the branches and trunk and frame the dark blue-green foliage. Cercis siliquastrum is an ideal specimen tree...
|Common Name||Judas Tree|
|Plant Type||Deciduous / Outdoor / Perennial / Tree|
|In highlights list||Yes|
|Range||Deciduous Trees 2020/2021|
|Dimensions||10m high x 5m wide|
|Flower Colour||Magenta / Pink|
|Foliage Type||Cordate - Heart-shaped, Stem In Cleft|
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