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Cercis siliquastrum

For sale by Grahame Oakey, (Acorn Trees and Shrubs), hmcw, Freeman of WCFM

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price is each/5no. Many more rare/choice conifers and broad leaves, send message for full list. Prices are ex vat, ex nursery, 50% surcharge ex vat for orders under £250 ex vat. I currently have many broadleaves(large and small) to dispose of at little more than cost.

Plant Size
Total Price
15cm × 6cm

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Plant Finder: about Cercis siliquastrum

Common names

Judas tree, Love tree


Cercis siliquastrum (Judas tree). This is a low spreading bushy species; it is quite an unusual tree which is native to Europe. It will bear blue green alternate, heart to kidney-shaped leaves about 9cm long. It will produce dense clusters of pink flowers which are borne directly on the dark brown-black fissured trunk. The fruits are green purple and pod-like.


Plant out as young specimens. Resents transplanting. They are fully hardy and will require full sun and deep, fertile well drained soil.

Interest and use

Specimen, producing fruits.

Italics = data drawn from parent genus or species

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Cercis siliquastrum | Rackenford, Tiverton, Devon, EX16 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2018
  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilSandy, Poor quality, Chalky
  • Soil pH7.0 to 9.0
  • WaterDry

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