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Cercis chinensis 'Avondale'

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5 gallon Potted - 4-5 ft tall (SKU: 15212)
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List Price $190.00 Per Plant

Hardiness Zone: 6-9   ·   Mature Height: 10-12 Feet   ·   Mature Spread: 10-12 Feet

Buy Avondale Redbud online. Considered by many to be the showiest of all the redbuds, this selection from Dunkin & Davies in New Zealand produces fantastic clusters of deep purple flowers along its branches and even on the main trunk. Grown as a single stem or multi-stemmed tree, it flowers at an early age. In early spring, blooming can easily stop traffic. 'Avondale' is not a sterile variety and will produce viable seed pods.

Family: Fabaceae · Common Name: Redbud

Redbud is a fascinating genus of small trees with several species and many varieties and cultivars. Native to the eastern and southern US, Redbuds are scattered throughout the countryside’s and are one of the first trees to flower in early spring, along with Dogwoods. Redbuds require well draining soil even to the point of being rocky. If planted in wet or poorly draining soils the trees will decline in health rather quickly. Best planted high and dry!

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  • A pre-applied, pre-measured amount of time release fertilizer that keeps your plant well nourished for up to one year.
  • Pre-hydrated Hydro-Gels are included in the top of each container to use when planting as they help retain soil moisture, and plants will establish more quickly with less transplant shock. Plants will also survive drought-like conditions and accidental missed waterings better.
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AVONDALE REDBUD Plant Characteristics

Bark Type*
Flower Color*
Dark Pink
Growth Rate*
Leaf Color Spring*
Dark Yellow/Gold
Light Yellow
Leaf Color Summer*
Leaf Type*
Nature Assets*
Attracts Birds
Deer Resistant
Plant Type*
Preferred Planting Season*
Fall Planting
Spring Planting
Summer Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
Adapts Well to Most Soil Types
Propagation Methods*
Exposure (Short)
Full Sun

5 review(s) for AVONDALE REDBUD

  1. NCState16 - Mar 12, 2008
    NC (Hardiness Zone: 7)

    No Fragrance

  2. Tammy - Mar 16, 2016
    Oklahoma (Hardiness Zone: 7)

    I bought this tree 4-5 years ago. It is planted in full sun. It blooms a beautiful bright fuchsia color each spring.

  3. Shahla - May 09, 2016
    Huntingtown, Maryland (Hardiness Zone: 6)

  4. Jaylynne - Mar 23, 2018
    Baytown, Texas (Hardiness Zone: 8)

    The redbud I ordered was absolutely amazing! It was in full bloom and so beautiful. And it was delivered super fast. I'm impressed!

  5. LINDA - Jun 15, 2018
    Illinois (Hardiness Zone: 5)

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AVONDALE REDBUD Homeowner Growing & Maintenance Tips

Cercis is very easy to grow and adapts to most conditions. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer.

Interesting Notes About AVONDALE REDBUD

Avondale Redbud is an excellent addition to any garden or landscape.Redbud is also a drought tolerant tree. For more interesting facts about Redbud Trees click here