Mexican Redbud Details

Mexican Redbud

  • Botanical Name: Cercis canadensis var. mexicana
  • Plant Type: Ornamental Tree
  • Light Requirement: Full Sun, Partial Shade
  • Water Demand: Low
  • Landscape Use: Focal Point/Specimen Plant, Shade Provider, Border - Mixed
  • Ornamental Value: Pink-Purple
  • Native/Adapted: Native
  • Wildlife Value: Bees, Butterflies , Birds
  • Season: Spring
  • Deciduous/Evergreen: Deciduous
  • Plant Form: Rounded, Upright
  • Plant Spread: 10'-15'
  • Plant Height: 10' - 15'


Mexican redbud is smaller in stature than other redbuds; has smaller, glossier, and more wavy-edged leaves; and is more drought tolerant than Texas redbud or Eastern redbud.

Tree Care Guide

Mexican Redbud Photos