Cercis canadensis Cercis canadensis Cercis canadensis Cercis canadensis
Cercis canadensis
Cercis canadensis
Cercis canadensis
Cercis canadensis

Cercis canadensis

Beautiful and romantic heart-shaped foliage
Plant In Sunshine
Winter Hardy
Easy To Grow
Wildlife Friendly
RHS Garden Merit
  • A magnificent deciduous ornamental tree with spectacular foliage.
  • Spring flowers are carried on bare branches just before the leaves appear.
  • Incredible heart-shaped foliage follows the spring flowers.
  • Thrives in sun or partial shade, in any moist but well drained soil, and drought tolerant.
  • Supplied as 3 x established plants in 9cm pots, ready to plant and reach a height and spread of 8m (26ft) in 10 years.
3 x 9cm Pot - Item: 511329
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Product Description

Cercis canadensis is a medium-sized deciduous multi-stemmed ornamental tree grown for its wonderful foliage.

In spring, just before the leaves appear, clusters of small, pea-like flowers open on the bare stems. These are followed by stunning, heart-shaped leaves that grow to 12cm in width.

Cercis will thrive in moist but well drained soil, in sun are partial shade and is drought tolerant, making it very easy to grow for most gardeners. With its almost year round interest from flowers and foliage, it won’t disappoint.

Fully deserving its coveted RHS Award of Garden Merit, you can be sure that this is a proven garden performer, guaranteed to be suitable for UK gardeners at every level of experience. You can therefore plant this in the garden with confidence, for stunning displays for many years to come.

Supplied as 3 x established plants in 9cm pots, ready to plant and reach a height and spread of 8m (26ft) in 10 years.

What Is Supplied

Item 511329 supplied as:
Supplied as 3 x established plants in 9cm pots, ready to plant and reach a height and spread of 8m (26ft) in 10 years.

Plant Information

Top Tips

Try growing amongst lime green or leaved plants for a great colour contrast!

Care Guide

  • Dig a square hole as deep as the roots and approximately 1.5 times as wide.
  • Add Mycorrhizal fungi to the planting hole to help the plant establish quicker.
  • Spread the roots gently and place into the planting hole.
  • Mix well rotted compost or manure with the soil taken from the hole and then use to backfill around the tree.
  • Keep well-watered until established.
  • Requires on minimal pruning to remove damage and diseased wood in early spring.
Planting / Flowering Calendar
Planting Time
Flowering Time
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Fully Grown Plant dimensions (approx)
Plant Dimensions
800cm
800cm
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Cercis canadensis
Cercis canadensis
3 x 9cm Pot
Item: 511329
RRP £29.97
Deal Price £14.97
Save: £15.00 - 50%