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Texas White

As the name suggests Texas White is an example of the North American species Cercis canadensis, hailing from the southern end of its native range.

Texas White is unusual in that the blossom is white rather than the more common red / mauve / purple of most Cercis. The flowers are also noticeably larger than normal.  The result is a stunning spring display, rivalling the best white-blossomed flowering cherry trees.

The large heart-shaped leaves follow the blossom, bright lime green to begin with, and turning yellow in the autumn.

Texas White grows with a pleasing upright spreading shape, and should reach 3m or so in UK conditions.

Texas White cercis (redbud) trees for sale

  • 2-year pot-grown tree £49.95
    In a 12L pot
    Medium size (2.5m-3.5m after 10 years)
Next deliveries

Deliveries from September for pot grown and December for bare-rooted (where items shown in stock).


History

Texas White was discovered growing as a chance seedling near Forth Worth, Texas, and introduced in the 1960s.

Texas White characteristics

  • Gardening skillBeginner
  • Attractive featuresAttractive flowersAttractive foliageAutumn foliage colourVariegated foliageSummer foliage colour
  • Growth habitSpreadingMulti-stem
  • Height after 10 years3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
  • Flower colourWhiteCream
  • Flowering monthMay
  • Flower formSingle flower (5-8 petals)
  • Leaf colour - autumnYellow
  • Leaf colour - summerGreen
  • Leaf/Flower sequenceFlowers appear first
  • SunlightTolerates shadePrefers full sun
  • PruningPrune after flowering
  • Site conditionsOccasional droughtFree-draining site
  • Country of originUnited States
  • Annual cycleDeciduous