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Courtesy of Greenleaf Nursery

Courtesy of Greenleaf Nursery


Cercis texensis 'Oklahoma Whitebud'

OKLAHOMA WHITEBUD

Buy Oklahoma Whitebud online. Also known as Texas Whitebud, this tree was discovered in Texas. It is a compact growing, drought tolerant tree produces clusters of thickly packed clean white flowers. This subspecies is better adapted to drier areas that straight C. canadensis. Overall, the habit is more compact than that of your typical Eastern Redbud and the best part is its high-gloss, dark green leaves with their characteristic wavy margins.

Height:

12-15 Feet

Spread:

20-25 Feet

Hardiness Zone:

6-9

What's My Hardiness Zone?

Plant Characteristics

Bark Color*
  • Gray
Bark Type*
  • Rough
Brand*
  • Oklahoma Proven
Cultural Information*
  • Powdery Mildew - High Resistance
  • Leaf Spot - Low Resistance
  • Root Rot - High Resistance
  • Leaf Scorch - Moderate Resistance
Flower Color*
  • White
Growth Habit*
  • Upright Growing
  • Ornamental/Medium Growing
Growth Rate*
  • Fast
Leaf Color Fall*
  • Light Yellow/Brilliant Yellow
  • Tan/Beige
  • Dark Yellow/Gold
Leaf Color Spring*
  • Green
Leaf Color Summer*
  • Green
Leaf Type*
  • Deciduous/Herbaceous
Nature Assets*
  • Deer Resistant
  • Attracts Birds
Plant Type*
  • Tree
Preferred Planting Season*
  • Summer Planting
  • Spring Planting
  • Fall Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Adapts Well to Most Soil Types
  • Moist
  • Average
  • Well-Drained
Propagation Methods*
  • Budding
  • Graft
Season of Interest*
  • Summer
  • Fall
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
  • Early Spring
  • Spring
  • Spring Flowering
Sun Exposure*
  • Prefers Full Sun in Northern States
  • Prefers Full Sun in Southern States
Uses*
  • Provides Shade
  • Accent Plant
  • Landscape Specimen
  • Understory Planting
 

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Cercis is very easy to grow and adapts to most conditions. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer. to give your plant the best start possible, we include free fertilizer with every order.

Interesting Notes

Bright white flowers in spring make this tree an excellent addition to your garden. For more interesting facts about Redbud Trees click here