While many Cercis varieties have a shrub-like habit, Hearts of Gold is more tree-like, reaching up to around 3m in the longer term on a single stem.
Hearts of Gold features a profusion of small mauve flowers in late spring, borne on naked branches.
The characteristic heart-shaped leaves emerge with orange-red hues, changing to golden-green over the summer, and finally golden-yellow in the autumn.
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Hearts of Gold is noticeably more vigorous than most other forms of Cercis canadensis and should reach 2m-3m within 5 years It also flowers from a younger age than many others.
Hearts of Gold was developed at North Carolina State University.
Illustrative example of a pot-grown tree of this variety as supplied.
Approximate girth: 6/8cm.
Trees should reach their mature height after about 10 or more years.