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Merlot Redbud

Cercis canadensis 'Merlot'

Interesting Flower Fall Colors

Characteristics:
It's a great street tree for smaller spaces due to its compact form. The glossy leaves reportedly slow water loss during hot weather, making this tree better adapted to dry summers of the Pacific Northwest.

Growing Conditions:
This tree does well in most soil types, but prefers moist, well-drained soils.

Uses:

Height:
18' at maturity

Width:
20' at maturity

Shape:
Upright, spreading and rounded

Flowers:
Small, magenta flowers that emerge before the leaves

Leaves:
Glossy deep purple leaves becoming bronze purple as they mature and yellow fall color

Bark: