Redbud ‘Merlot’


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The foliage of this new and improved purple-leaved Redbud cultivar has glossy purple foliage that holds its color all season after blooming the typical pink pea-like Redbud flowers. ‘Merlot’ has a nice, compact, semi-upright habit and improved heat and drought tolerance. An improvement in nearly every way over the older purple leaf varieties. Best when situated in full sun.

Additional information

Weight 0.000 oz
Latin Name

Cercis canadensis 'Merlot'

Plant Type

Ornamental Tree


Prefers average well-drained soil, rich in organic matter. Water regularly during the first growing season to establish a deep root system.

Light Requirements



Rounded habit

Plant Height

9-12 Feet

Plant Width

10-15 Feet


Glossy purple, heart-shaped leaves


Purplish-pink pea-like flowers in April


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Special Features


Container Size

Peak Season(s)



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