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Eastern Redbud Flowers

Eastern Redbud's Splendid Purple-pink Flowers

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The state tree of Oklahoma, Eastern Redbud is a moderate to rapid-grower when young, reaching a height of 20 to 30 feet.
Eastern Redbud Flowers

Eastern Redbud Flowers

Steve Nix
Thirty-year-old specimens are rare but they can reach 35 feet in height forming a rounded vase. Trees of this size are often found on moist sites. The splendid purple-pink flowers appear all over the tree in spring, just before the leaves emerge. Eastern Redbud has an irregular growth habit when young but forms a graceful flattopped vase-shape as it gets older.

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