Young American Redbud | Cercis canadensis 'Merlot'

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Did you know that the Cercis canadensis 'Merlot,' also known as the American Redbud, is a relatively new cultivar? The tree is often compared to the more well-known Cercis canadensis ‘Forest Pansy’.

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Relatively New Cultivar

The Cercis canadensis 'Merlot,' also known as the American Redbud, is a relatively new cultivar that is often compared to the more well-known Cercis canadensis ‘Forest Pansy’.

 

Leaf Color and Flowering with Flowers

However, the leaves are a lighter red than those of the 'Forest Pansy,' and the Cercis canadensis 'Merlot' also blooms more abundantly. The leaves are wine-red in color.

Before the leaves appear on the tree, it blooms profusely on bare wood with pink flowers.

 

Size of the Tree and Crown

The Cercis canadensis 'Merlot' is a small tree with a beautiful round crown. The maximum height is 3-4 meters.

 

Winter Hardiness

This cultivar is winter-hardy, but at a young age, it can be susceptible to frost, and it is advisable to protect it from frost.

 

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  • Easy to plant yourself due to the compact size and light weight
  • Conveniently delivered to your home in a sturdy packaging
  • Experience the growth and development of your own tree
  • Easy to maintain
  • Cultivate the size and growth form you are looking for
  • Attain mature size within a short time
  • Can be planted year-round as everything is delivered in pots
  • No root loss and better chances of establishment as everything is pot-grown
  • Cost-effective purchase
  • Fresh, healthy plants directly from the grower

 

Questions?

Want to know more about pruning? Read our page on tree maintenance! Feel free to contact us; we are happy to assist!

Specifications

  • Mature Height

    3-4 meters
  • Flower color

    Pink
  • Flowering months

    April - May
  • Location

    Sun-semi shade
  • Fruits

    Red legume
  • Evergreen

    Not wintergreen
  • Winter hardiness

    Winter-hardy
  • Leaf color in summer

    Purple
  • Leaf color in autumn

    Purple-Green

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