Redbud 'Hearts of Gold'

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The first known gold-foliaged Redbud! Displays a riot of color in early spring as brilliant lavender-purple blooms appear on bare branches. Spring foliage emerges red, maturing to gold; shaded leaves will be green. Large, heart shaped leaves are burn-resistant even in full summer sun. Feature as a specimen or mass as an informal hedge.

Plant Details


Latin Name:
Cercis canadensis 'Hearts of Gold'
Plant Type:
Ornamental Tree
Care :
Prefers average well-drained soil, rich in organic matter. Water regularly during the first growing season to establish a deep root system.
Light Requirements:
  • Full Sun
  • Partial Shade
Rounded habit.
Plant Height:
20-25 feet
Plant Width:
18 feet
Leaves emerge red, maturing to gold.
lavender-purple flowers bloom before leaves appear.
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Special Features:
  • Attracts Songbirds
  • Low Maintenance