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Oklahoma Redbud Tree

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Spectacular Flowers Oklahoma Redbud Tree

  • Vibrant Petite Purple Red Flowers
  • Widely Adapted
  • One of the Finest Accent Trees
  • Glossy Heart-shaped Leaves Shine in the Sun
  • Drought Tolerant

Yes, this is the cute little tree you've been seeing all over town this year. Those gorgeous, electric rosy magenta blooms in spring. The super shiny, heart-shaped leaves.

Small enough to grow in a variety of locations in your yard, the Oklahoma Redbud (Cercis canadensis var. texensis Oklahoma') will put on quite a show in early spring. Abundant blooms cover the trees bare branches on almost every portion of the canopy.

It's ok to admire this native variety of Redbud. Drought tolerant, this is an easy to care for tree for use as a lovely accent in front yard landscapes, or in a back yard as a special focal point.

Oklahoma Redbud is a beautiful small tree that performs throughout the year, even in hot, arid summers. It was discovered growing wild in the Arbuckle mountains, which are just north of Dallas TX across the Oklahoma border.

It handles the heat in style. The color likewise holds up well to dry, high temperatures.

Watch as tiny rosy red to magenta blooms seem to overpower the branches, covering them in radiant floral beauty. The Oklahoma Redbud is all about its wonderful foliage display in the spring.

The heart-shaped, dark green leaves are intensely shiny. The shimmer off the glossy canopy is amazing. It's one of the key features of this most popular Redbud variety.

When autumn arrives, you'll enjoy a lovely yellow leaf display. Lovely lavender seeds decorate the tree through the summer and into the winter months. Oklahoma Redbud flowers and seeds are reportedly edible, with the flowers having a somewhat nutty flavor.

Of course, if you're not inclined to use the Redbud seeds, your backyard birds will certainly take care of them for you. We predict you'll fall in love with this lovely little tree. Order today!

How to Use Oklahoma Redbud in the Landscape

Oklahoma Redbud Tree has a beautiful compact shape with a wide, spreading habit and charming irregularly rounded crown. It combines beautifully with existing trees and shrubs.

It is the perfect little shade or accent tree used almost anywhere in the landscape. One would look lovely in a formal setting by your patio or walkway.

Or, create a feature out of a larger planting. Use 3, 5 or 7 trees to delineate the boundary of a wilderness. This natural understory tree will look incredible in a woodland effect.

#ProPlantTips for Care

It is adapted to areas of partial shade in an understory, but you'll enjoy the glossiest leaves and compact canopy if you plant Oklahoma Redbud in full sun.

It is adapted to many soil types, including clay or sandy. It is not sensitive to pH. Oklahoma Redbud can even handle some periodically wet soils, as long as the drainage is good.

In poor draining soils, mound the Oklahoma Redbud to 12 to 18 inches above the soil line. You'll plant directly in that mound.

Keep the root system cool in hot, dry climates with a 3 to 4 inch layer of shredded wood mulch. Spread it out 3 feet out past the canopy. This tree will tolerate a considerable amount of heat once established.

The Oklahoma Redbud, like many of the Redbud trees can be grown as a single trunk tree or trained to a multi trunk tree depending on the effect desired in the landscape.

The Oklahoma Redbud takes up very little room but offers you so much in return. This unique performer is in high demand. If you see it in stock on the site, please order now.

Buying Options for Plants

Nature Hills sells a large variety of plants with several options available. Plants are offered in both potted containers and as dormant bare root without soil. Here is a helpful resource to understand your options as you create a beautiful landscape with help from Nature Hills.

Ever wonder what a larger plant will mean for your landscape? Container Sizes are really all about the age of the plant!

Seasonally, Nature Hills offers hand selected, high quality bare root trees, shrubs and perennials. Bare root plants are sold by height from the top of the root system to the top of the plant. Plants may be taller than the height minimums.

  • Popular sizes of select trees are 1 foot, 2 feet, 3 feet, etc.
  • Popular sizes of select bare root plants is 1 foot, 18 inches, etc.

Nature Hills Container Size by Volume

Young Plants to 18 Months
Size Volume
2"x2"x3" Ranges from .18 to .21 dry quarts / .198 to .23 dry liters in volume
4.5" Container Equal to .655 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume
3.5" Container Equal to .67 dry quart / .74 dry liter in volume
4" Container Ranges from .31 to .87 / .35 to .96 dry liter in volume
6" Container Equal to 1.4 dry quarts / 1.59 dry liters in volume
1 Quart Equal to 1 dry quart / 1.1 dry liter in volume
5.5" Container Equal to 1.89 of a dry quart / 2.08 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x5" Ranges from .8 to 1.1 dry quarts / .88 to 1.2 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x6" Ranges from 1.0 to 1.3 dry quarts / 1.1 to 1.41 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x9" Ranges from 1.1 to 2.1 dry quarts / 1.2 to 2.3 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x10" Ranges from 1.7 to 2.3 dry quart / 1.87 to 2.53 dry liters in volume
Plants 18 Months - 2.5 Years Old
Size Volume
2 Quart Equal to 2 dry quarts / 2.2 dry liters in volume
#1 Container Ranges from 2.26 to 3.73 dry quarts / 2.49 to 4.11 dry liters in volume
5"x5"x12" Equal to 3.5 to 4.3 dry quarts / 3.85 to 4.74 dry liters in volume
Plants 2 - 4 Years Old
Size Volume
#2 Container Ranges from 1.19 to 1.76 dry gallons / 5.24 to 7.75 dry liters in volume
#3 Container Ranges from 2.32 to 2.76 dry gallons / 10.22 to 12.16 dry liters in volume
Plants 3 - 5 Years Old
Size Volume
#5 Container Ranges from 2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume
#7 Container Ranges from 5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume

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PLANT HIGHLIGHTS

Oklahoma Redbud Tree Is Suited to Grow in Zones 6-9
Growing Zones 6-9
More Information
Botanical Name Cercis canadensis var. texensis Oklahoma'
Foliage Deciduous
Mature Height 18 - 25 feet
Mature Spread 15 - 20 feet
Soil Type Widely Adaptable
Moisture Low
Sun Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Growth Rate Medium
Flower Color Purple Pink Red
Foliage Color Glossy Green
Fall Color Yellow