Cercis canadensis  'Forest Pansy' Enchanted Forest®

Cercis canadensis  'Forest Pansy' Enchanted Forest®

Has become highly sought-after in recent years. A superb small tree that is an excellent choice for a landscape where a colourful, elegant, purple-leafed tree is required. A consistent performer, ideal for small areas.
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  • Foliage

    Large heart-shaped leaves open up in spring to a brilliant eye-catching shade of reddish-purple with a velvety-satin appearance, deepening to purplish-black then fading to purplish-green in summer. Generally exhibits brilliant yellow to orange autumn colours.

  • Bark

    Dark reddish-brown, becoming rougher and greyer with age.

  • Ornamental Fruit

    Overseas literature refers to pods 50-80 mm long. Not observed in Australia to date.

  • Tree Habit

    Open and low branching, forming a flat-topped canopy. The young branches have a distinct 'zig-zag' habit.

  • Flowers

    Masses of small, pink, 'pea'-like flowers borne in groups along the branches before the leaves appear in spring.

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