Whitebud

Height: 20 ft
Width: 25 ft
Fall Color: Yellow
Flower Color: White

Whitebud

Cercis canadensis f. alba ‘Royal White’

Tree Overview:

The White Redbud is a small ornamental tree or shrub that puts on a stunning spring display.  Plant several as a naturalized border or one near your home’s entrance as an elegant welcome to guests. Not only is this a low-maintenance plant, but it blooms earlier and with more and larger flowers than other white redbuds.

Height: 20 ft
Width: 25 ft
Fall Color: Yellow
Flower Color: White

Care details

Site in full sun or partial shade. Adaptable to a wide range of soil conditions, but thrives in moist, well-drained soil. Root semi-ripe cuttings or bud selected clones in summer. Fairly trouble-free. Stem canker and verticillium wilt seldomly occurs.

Leaf description

Alternate, simple, broadly ovate to nearly orbicular, dull green to blue-green leaves (3-5” across) have a papery texture and are short pointed at the tip. Leaves turn pale yellow to greenish-yellow in fall..

Flower description

Flowers (to ½” wide) bloom in clusters of 4-10. Flowers are followed by flattened leguminous bean-like dry seedpods (to 2-4” long) that mature to brown in summer. Each pod has 6-12 seeds. Pods may remain on the tree into winter.