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Cercis canadensis 'Hearts of Gold'
Cercis canadensis 'Hearts of Gold'
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Information Only - An eye-catching new introduction, Cercis canadensis 'Hearts of Gold' has clear golden-yellow, heart-shaped leaves in spring which darken to pale green later in the year. A scattering of pale purple-pink flowers appear on the bare stems in spring before the golden leaves emerge.

Cercis canadensis 'Hearts of Gold' grows to be an elegant garden plant and a great choice for giving a good display of foliage colour.

Looking for a large shrub or very small tree with similar golden foliage colour? Try Acer palmatum 'Katsura' or Gleditsia triacanthos 'Sunburst'

This plant is currently listed on our website for Information Only - Sadly it is not currently available for sale. We hope to have this plant for sale at some point in the future and at this time it will be enabled on our website.

  • Position: Full sun.
  • Soil: Fertile, well-drained soils. Cercis canadensis 'Hearts of Gold' dislikes very wet or poorly drained soils.
  • Hardiness: Hardy.
  • Flowering Period: April.
  • Flower Colour: Pale purple-pink
  • Rate of Growth: Slow until established then moderate.
  • Habit: Cercis canadensis 'Hearts of Gold' eventually grows to a branching large shrub or very small tree.
    • Height: 6 m (20 ft). up to 3 m after 10 years)
    • Spread: 6 m (20 ft). up to 3 m after 10 years)
  • Notes: Cercis do not transplant well and should be left undisturbed once planted in position. Please do not feed this Cercis with artificial plant food after planting it out, this can severely damage the root system.


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