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Cercis ‘Little Woody’

Cercis canadensis

Plant Notes / Description

    • USDA Zone 5 (-20°F or -28°C)
    • One of the smallest and most distinctive redbuds introduced
    • Compact and slightly ruffled green leaves, with colorful tints on the new growth
    • Clusters of pink-violet sweet pea-like blooms borne on the bare stems in early spring
    • Compact vase-shaped habit, 10′ x 8′, the perfect tree

for smaller sized yards

Uses: Garden specimen, landscape plantings.

Patent Status: PP 15,854

PK Sheet
USDA Zone: 5 - 9
Height: 108 to 120-inches
274 to 305-centimeters
Spread: 84 to 96-inches
213 to 244-centimeters
Seasons: Early Spring
Flower Colors: Purple-pink
Foliage Colors: Dark Green, Copper
Light Levels: Full-Sun
Growth Habit: Upright-arching
Usage: Containers, Garden border, Gardens, Landscapes, Mass landscape planting, Pollinator Plant, Pots
Patent Status: PP 15,854
Origin: USA

Grower Culture

Media: Well-draining media
Water: Well-Drained to Moderate
Crop Timing from Rooted Liners:
3-gallon: 78 to 104-weeks with 1 ppp