University of Florida

Cercis occidentalis

Common name(s): California Redbud, Western Redbud

Plant type: deciduous small tree
Primary method of propagation: seed
Alternate propagation method(s): cutting, layering

Propagation by Cuttings

Time of year to take cuttings: no information
Rooting environment: no information

Propagation by Seed

Time of year to collect seed: Autumn
Time of year to sow seed: Summer
Seed treatment: stratify 40 degrees F 2-3 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 Summer.

Propagation by Layering

Time of year to layer: no information
Wounding: no information