Cercis

Redbuds are one of spring's eye-catchers when they're covered trunk to tips in flowers. Cute heart-shape leaves in green, purple or gold follow, adorning zig-zagging branches. Most redbuds are small upright trees with round canopies, but a few weeping cultivars exist as well.

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These are a few of our favorites:

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Cercis canadensis: Eastern Redbud:

Mauve flowers in early spring, matte green leaves, gold fall color. Upright tree shape. 

Grows 25-30’ x 25-30’, sun-pt shade, Zone 4.

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Cercis canadensis ‘Forest Pansy’

Forest Pansy is a very pretty tree with mauve purple flowers on bare branches in spring, purple heart-shape leaves turn red, orange & gold in autumn. Bare branches in winter are dark purple and grow in a lacy zig-zag pattern. 

Grows 25’ x 25’, sun-pt shade, Zone 5.

Cercis canadensis ‘Ruby Falls’

A purple-leafed weeping Redbud! Mauve flowers, graceful weep to the ground, makes a dome shape. 

Grows 6-8’ x 4-6’, sun-part shade, Zone 5.

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Cercis chinensis ‘Avondale’

Bright magenta flowers coat branches from trunk to tip, glossy green heart-shape leaves turn gold in fall. 

Grows 10-12’ x 10-12’, sun-part shade, Zone 5.

Find the best Trees for your Garden

We carry a wide variety of trees year-round. These represent only a fraction of what you will find and are some of our favorites. Note: Viewing a Native Plant will take you into our Native Plant section.

Trees

Abies: The Fir Tree

Natives

Native Abies: Native Fir

Natives

Native Acer Circinatum:

Vine Maple
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Acers for Fall Color

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Acer palmatum: Japanese Maple

Trees

Bird Haven

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Cercis: Redbud

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Conifers

Trees

Cornus: Dogwood

Trees

Cryptomeria: Japanese Cedar

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Fruit Trees

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Ginkgo: Maidenhair Tree

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Heptacodium: Seven Sons Flower

Trees

Lagerstroemia: Crape Myrtle

Trees

Larix: Larch Tree

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Magnolia Trees

Natives

Malus fusca

Western Crabapple
Trees

Miniature Conifers

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Oxydendrum: The Sourwood Tree

Trees

Picea: The Spruce Tree

Natives

Pinus: Native Pine

Trees

Planting Tips

Trees

Pruning Guide

Trees

Prunus: Cherries &
their Prunus relatives

Natives

Quercus: Garry Oak

Trees

Salix: Willow

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Stewartia

Trees

Styrax: Japanese Snowbell

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Tree Selection Guide