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Order: Fabales
   Family: Fabaceae
            Genus: Cercis
                        Specie: canadensis

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 30 ft (9 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained soil

Features: Leaves turn yellow in autumn; rose pink flowers late winter?early spring; reddish brown fruit

Uses: Autumn color Specimen tree Shade tree

Zones: 5-9

Description: This species is widely distributed in the USA east of the Mississippi River from the Great Lakes down to the Gulf of Mexico, with several geographic forms being recognized. It is a slow-growing tree to 30 ft (9 m) in height, on a short main trunk with sev

Growth Habit: Multi-stemmed with rounded crown


Growth: Perennial, multi-stemmed woody plant that is usually less than 4 to 5 meters (13 to 16 feet) in height. Shrubs typically have several stems arising from or near the ground, but may be taller than 5 meters or single-stemmed under certain environmental cond

Growth: Perennial, woody plant with a single stem (trunk), normally greater than 4 to 5 meters (13 to 16 feet) in height; under certain environmental conditions, some tree species may develop a multi-stemmed or short growth form (less than 4 meters or 13 feet in

Duration: Perennial

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