The Judas tree (Cercis siliquastrum) is a small deciduous tree native to Southern Europe and West Asia. The flowers of this plant are dark pink or purple in colour. During spring, these flowers appear en mass and appear similar to the flowers from the pea family, five free petals and fused sepals. The Judas tree can grow up to a height of 10 metres and a width of 5 metres.

 

Suitable in small gardens and parks as well as bordering streets and/or roadsides.


For more details about this item, please call 0420 493 944.

Judas Tree

  • This plant thrives in an area of full sun with slightly acidic or alkaline soils. Avoid hot, exposed and windy environments, and water well until established. It also responds well to pruning and can be shaped to develop as multiple branches or grown as a single-trunk.

  • Plant Type Decidious Tree
    MatureDimensions (HxW) 10m x 5m
    Sun Exposure Full Sun
    Bird / Wildlife Attracting Yes
    Foliage Type Reniform – Kidney Shaped
    Foliage Colour Green
    Flowering Yes, five free petals and fused sepals
    Flower Colour Pink and Purple