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botanical name:
Cercis siliquastrum
Cercis siliquastrum © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Judas Tree
family:  Caesalpiniaceae
characteristics: tree
height: 6.00m
width: 6.00m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: rounded
leaf colour: green
flower colour: pink
fruit colour: red
stem/bark: brown
main season: Spring
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: neutral-acid
minimum temp: -18°C
USDA zone: 7 to 10
Occasionally multi-stemmed, this more often single-stemmed, spreading deciduous tree has heart-shaped, bluish green leaves. Magenta to rosy-lilac pink pea-type flowers emerge in spring before the leaves open and are followed by flattened reddish seed pods.

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