Cercis chinensis &
Cercis chinensis &
Cercis chinensis &
Cercis chinensis &
Cercis chinensis &
Cercis chinensis &

Cercis chinensis 'Avondale'

Avondale Chinese Redbud

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  • We currently have 0 in stock.
  • Inventory on the way
  • Delivery ONLY to Metro Atlanta & Athens within 5-7 business days
  • Pickup in 3-5 business days from our Switchyard in Chamblee
    (Fri 3pm-6pm - 3708 N Peachtree Rd, Atlanta, GA)
  • Guaranteed locally grown
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Planning to install this tree yourself? We recommend a size 15 Gallon or smaller for do it yourself installations. These small sizes do not require any offloading equipment!
Trees that are sized by height or caliper are delivered with a large root ball wrapped in burlap. They require heavy equipment to install. We recommend working with a contractor for installation! They can also provide the equipment necessary for offloading the tree upon delivery. We will coordinate delivery with you so that your contractor has equipment ready upon your trees arrival! OR check the box below for ServeScape to provide offloading equipment for an additional fee.
**Dormancy Note - This plant is currently dormant for the winter! It is available for purchase! Your delivered plant may be dormant, or showing very little top growth. However, you can still plant! These plants are putting all their energy into root production, so they will be ready to thrive in the spring! If you have any issues with your plant the following peak season, you can fill out our return request form to request a replacement plant.

Avondale Chinese Redbud is a small deciduous tree with multiple trunks and rounded crown.  Glossy green heart-shaped leaves turn yellow in fall.  The dark rose-purple flowers are larger than the Eastern Redbud, blooming heavily on bare branches in early spring before the foliage comes in and attracting butterflies The bean-like seed pods follow the flowers.  Prefers partial sun and rich well-drained soils with consistent moisture.  Tolerates deer and Black Walnuts.




10’ - 12’


10’ - 12’



USDA Hardiness Zone: 

6 - 9


Full Sun, Part Sun

Bloom Color: 


Season of Interest: 

Spring, Fall

MAINTENANCE NEEDS: Low maintenance.  Less affected by diseases than Eastern Redbud, but less cold tolerant.  Canker can still be a problem.  Does not transplant well, plant when young and leave undisturbed.

LANDSCAPE USES: Specimen or mass plantings, BordersNaturalized AreasWoodland Garden, Wildlife GardensScreeningShade Tree, and Street Tree. 

LANDSCAPE USES:  Specimen or Groups plantings, Borders, Woodland Gardens, Street tree, Naturalized Areas, Wildlife Gardens 

COMPANION PLANTS: Dogwood, Mahonia, Japanese Forest Grass

IMAGES: Fanghong, CercisChinensisShrubsCC BY-SA 3.0, (2) Photo by Vahe Martirosyan, Cercis chinensis 'Avondale', San Marino, Huntington, 2018.04.05 (01), (3) Photo by David J. Stang, Cercis chinensis Avondale 16zzCC BY-SA 4.0, (4) Dominicus Johannes BergsmaCercis chinensis 'AvondaleCC BY-SA 3.0, (5) Photo by David J. Stang, Cercis chinensis Avondale 15zzCC BY-SA 4.0, (6) Krzysztof Ziarnek, KenraizCercis chinensis 'Avondale' kz01CC BY-SA 4.0

*As plants have ranges in appearance they may not appear as the images shown.

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