Garden Gems® Emerald Redbud Tree

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About the Garden Gems® Emerald Cercis Tree

The Garden Gems® Emerald Cercis, also recognized as the Garden Gems® Emerald Redbud is a cultivated native to North America. This compact Redbud stands out as an enchanting focal point in small gardens or container plantings. Its striking foliage, transitioning from vibrant red to lush green, resembles a Japanese Maple, while its spring blooms in vivid pink clusters draw attention and pollinators alike.

Standing at a manageable 8-10 feet tall and wide, the Garden Gems® Emerald Cercis showcases heart-shaped leaves, shifting in hues from red to green, adding an uncommon yet delightful texture to your landscape. Its compact, upright growth habit makes it an optimal choice for smaller spaces or mass plantings. Flourishing in full sun, this Redbud demonstrates moderate growth, ideal for maintaining a balanced garden aesthetic.

How to Grow the Garden Gems® Emerald Cercis Tree

This resilient Redbud, with sturdy branch unions and minimal pest issues, requires minimal maintenance. A simple late-winter pruning session ensures the tree retains its shape, offering a nearly maintenance-free addition to your garden. Its native origins make it well-suited to various climates and soil conditions, thriving in zones 5-9.

Adorned with captivating pink blossoms, reminiscent of cotton candy, the Garden Gems® Emerald Cercis enhances your garden’s vibrancy every spring. Recognized with the Garden Center Group Retailers’ Choice Award, its exceptional qualities and captivating beauty add distinction to any landscape.

Elevate your outdoor space with the Garden Gems® Emerald Cercis, a delightful native Redbud that offers year-round allure and a stunning display of color, making it an ideal choice as a focal point or mass planting for zones 5-9.

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Since 1816, Stark Bro’s has promised to provide customers with the very best fruit trees and plants. It’s just that simple. If your trees or plants do not survive, please let us know within one year of delivery. We will send you a free one-time replacement, with a nominal shipping fee of $9.99. If the item in question is not available, we can issue a one-time credit to your account equaling the original product purchase price or issue you a refund. Read more about our warranty policy.


Bloom Color Pink
Shade/Sun Partial Shade - Full Sun
Soil Composition Loamy
Soil Moisture Well Drained
Zone Range 5 - 9

Size & Spacing

Mature Size

When your tree matures, it will be approximately 8 - 10' tall x 8 - 10' wide.

Recommended Spacing

We recommend spacing these trees 8 - 10' apart to ensure room for growth.

Zone Compatibility

This Variety's Zone Range 5 - 9
My Hardiness Zone ?
The USDA hardiness zones offer a guide to varieties that will grow well in certain climates. Each zone corresponds to the minimum winter temperatures experienced in a given area. Make sure that your hardiness zone lies within the zone compatibility range of this variety before ordering.

Tools & Supplies

Having the proper tools and supplies when growing your own can make the difference between a good harvest and a great harvest! Here's a list that our experts recommend for this variety.

Planting & Care

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