CAPIS: CALIFORNIA PLANT INFORMATION SYSTEMS

Photo Credits: 2009 Barry Breckling | 2007 Ricky Grubb | 2011 Barry Rice

USDA Zones: 7-10
Sunset Zones: 2-5, 7-24
Jepson Bioregions: See map
Sun: Full,Part
Water: Moderate
Soil: Adaptable
Drought Tolerant: No
Flood Tolerant: No
Clay Tolerant: No
Serpentine Tolerant: No
Habit: Tree
Size: 10 ft wide x 15 ft high
Form: Tree - Oval
Flower Color: Purple
Flower Season: Spring
Foliage Color: Green
Foliage Texture: Coarse
Deciduous: Yes
Fall Color: Red
Fruit: Decorative
Growth Rate: Fast
Decorative Bark: No
Special: Pollinators

Natural range in California

The map below shows regions where Western redbud grows naturally. The state is divided into bioregions based on geophysical and climatic boundaries. Plants found in your bioregion are most likely to thrive with minimal interventions such as water, climate modification, and maintenance. To find out which bioregion you are in, visit the Map of Jepson Bioregions.