Summer’s Tower Redbud is a selected form of the native eastern redbud. It is distinctive for its impeccable posture. Summer’s Tower Redbud assumes a proud, upright/vase-like habit. It will probably max out at 25 feet by 12 feet.

Summer’s Tower Redbud Facts

  • Scientific name: Cercis canadensis ‘Summer’s Tower’
  • Range: across the Eastern U.S. into the Southwest
  • Height: up to 25-30 ft. tall and 12-15 ft. wide
  • Fruit: brown pod, 2-3″ long
  • Flowers: pink-lavender
  • Edible: the redbud’s flowers are edible with a slightly sour, nutty flavor
  • Fall colors: leaves turn bright yellow