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Cercis canadensis

Common name(s): Eastern Redbud, Judas Tree

Plant type: deciduous small tree
Primary method of propagation: seed

Propagation by Seed

Time of year to collect seed: Autumn
Time of year to sow seed: Summer
Seed treatment: 40 degrees F for 2 months.
Preferred temperature for germination: 70 degrees F
Time required for germination: 1-2 weeks
Comment: Fall sowing of untreated seeds should be mulched, remove mulch in the Summer.