Tree Type: Small tree with small glossy and hairier leaves with wavy edges.  Very drought-tolerant. Clusters of flowers appear in early spring before the leaves emerge and continue to bloom as the leaves develop. The flowers are a rose purple, in small clusters along the branches, appearing before the leaves, in March or early April. Fruit a flat, reddish brown pod up to 4 inches long and pointed at the tip. 

Growth Rate: Low-Medium rate.


Mature Size: The  Texas Redbud grows to a height of 12'-20' and a spread of 40–60' at maturity.

Sun Preference: Partial Shade to Full Sun. 

Soil Preference: Well-drained, calcareous, rocky, sandy, loamy, or clay soils, usually limestone-based. Drought- and cold-tolerant within its range. Is said to be the most drought-adapted Redbud  


Zone: 6-9