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California Redbud Redbud (Cercis occidentalis)

California Redbud Redbud (Cercis occidentalis)

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You will get 22 seeds of Cercis occidentalis, CALIFORNIA REDBUD REDBUD for planting.

The Western Redbud, also known as Cercis occidentalis or California Redbud, is a small tree or shrub found in the American Southwest. It is known for its stunning display of pink or magenta flowers that bloom from March to May, as well as its shiny heart-shaped leaves that can turn gold or red in cooler weather. This versatile plant is not only aesthetically pleasing but also holds cultural significance for Native Californians, who use its twigs for basket weaving and its bark for dye.

Scarification: Pour boiling water over seed , let stand in water for 24 hours, repeat process on seed that did not imbibe

Stratification: cold stratify for 90 days

Germination: can be sown outdoors in the fall for spring germination, sow seed 1/4" deep, keep moist, mulch the seed bed, remove mulch upon germination

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