California Redbud Tree Seeds (Cercis occidentalis) 20+Seeds
Western Redbud, Cercis occidentalis is a deciduous shrub to small tree. Magenta flowers occur in spring, February -April. Western Redbud is native on dry slopes (usually next to a spring or seasonal creek), of the coast ranges and Sierra Nevada foothills to 4500', east to Utah. Likes full sun, some summer water for faster growth, regular water in desert areas. It's tolerant of clay soils, and needs a winter chill before flowers set properly. Flowers and young pods are edible. The young, small redbud plants are not cold hardy below 20 degrees F.