Cercis Canadensis Ruby Falls
Cercis Canadensis Ruby Falls Cercis Canadensis Ruby Falls Cercis Canadensis Ruby Falls

Cercis Canadensis 'Ruby Falls' 5 Litre Pot


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Quick Overview

  • Pot Size (cm)


  • Location

    Full Sun To Partial Shade

  • Height

    140-150 ex pot

  • Will Tolerate


  • Colour


  • Classification


  • Growth Speed


  • Suitable for containers


A striking example of the Cercis genus with beautiful weeping cultivar to give a dramatic look to your garden.

Cercis Canadensis 'Ruby Falls' 4 Litre   Cercis are deciduous, small trees with heart shaped leaves and clusters of deep lavender pink flowers opening before the leaves, followed by flattened deep purple pods. The Ruby Falls is a compact example of the Cercis with a weeping cultivar that can grow to 2 metres tall and wide. The leaves are a dark red maturing to a dark purple colour in the summer months.  The Ruby Falls is the first tree in the garden that will display its flowers, once the flowers fade the foliage begins. As well as being a striking tree that will enhance your garden it is also a great source of food for the wildlife.

What to expect: Your Canadensis Ruby Falls will arrive planted in a 5 litre pot and will have an actual plant height, excluding the pot of approximately 150cm, depending on the time of year purchased it will look just like pictures. Please remember these plants are deciduous so if purchased in winter the plant will arrive with no leaves.


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Planting Position: For best results plant in a sunny south facing spot will tolerate light dappled shade.

Soil: Moist well drained.

Suitable for container planting: Can be planted in a container but for best results we recommend planting directly in the ground with a stake.

Eventual height and spread: Upto 2 metres with a similar spread.

Growth habit: Slow spreading, multi stemmed tree.

Flowering Period: Approximately April and may however this depends on winter and spring climate.

Pruning: Not really necessary, except to remove any damaged branches.

Foliage: Deep purple heart shaped leaves.

Winter Hardy: Yes

We recommend planting your Cercis in its final place as they do not like to be relocated once settled. Try to remove any damaged branches during the dormant season, can tolerate hard pruning in early spring but try to refrain from this until the plant is established. Try incorporating some well rotted manure into the planting hole to stimulate new growth and stake if necessary.

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