35 Eastern Redbud

Eastern Redbud, Cercis Canadensis

Native to the United States this is an excellent small to medium-sized tree for the area, with a height up to 25 feet and a spread up to 30 feet. Fuchsia colored flowers cover the tree in spring making this an extremely attractive tree. Deep green heart-shaped leaves follow the flowers. This tree tolerates western Colorado soils and there are no major pests observed.