Cercis chinensis 'Avondale' – Chinese Redbud 1/1.25m tall

Cercis chinensis 'Avondale'  has abundant clusters of dark purple/pink flowers in spring which emerge before the large heart shaped leaves.

The green leaves emerge with a purple red tinge and turn yellows and orange in autumn.

Cercis chinensis 'Avondale' is a small tree ideal for gardens and borders.  Best suited to moist soils in sunny protected sites.

These Chinese Redbud plants are grown here as a multi stemmed plant ideal to create cover and fill areas with the seasonal interest and will grow in time into a very attractive small, multi stemmed tree.

Please select the size and quantity of your Cercis chinensis 'Avondale' tree below.

If the tree size you require is not listed please call for current availability and delivery options as we are always updating the stock we have for sale at our tree nursery in Essex.

  • 1/1.25m tall
  • £96.00

Availability: Out Of Stock


Cercis chinensis 'Avondale' – Chinese Redbud

Plant Information

  • Size:  1/1.25m tall
  • Botanical name/s: Cercis chinensis 'Avondale' – Chinese Redbud
  • Common name/s:  Chinese Redbud
  • Flower / Foliage: Green leaves emerge purple/red tinged and turn orange/red in autumn. Dark purple/pink flowers in spring followed by the leaves.
  • Plant type: Deciduous
  • Flowering period: Spring
  • Mature height: 2.5-3 metres
  • Mature spread: 1.5-2 metres
  • Growth Rate: Moderate
  • Recommended usage:  Small garden
  • Nursery grown: Moderate

After Care / Plant Maintenance

  • Once planted the Cercis tree will need watering throughout the first growing season, but make sure not to over / under water.
  • Check for and remove any dead, decaying, diseased or crossing branch.
  • Remove any weeds from around the base of the Redbud (including grass).
  • Position/Aspect: Full sun to partial shade
  • Soil: Grow in lime-free, fertile, moist but well drained soil in sun or partial shade.
  • Hardiness: Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters.
  • Plant maintenance: Low maintenance

How do I order from King & Co?

Order online

Your order may be placed via our Online Shop, which is fast simple and secure.

After your Online Shop order has been placed we will send an order confirmation email to the email address provided. This will provide you with details of your order, including the order number, which you should check and retain for your records. If there is an error in your order requirement, please contact us as soon as possible quoting your order number, so that we can rectify prior to dispatch.

Phone us

We will take your credit or debit card payment over the phone. Simply call us on 01376 340469 and one of our experienced team are always available to discuss your order 7 days a week.

From our Nursery

Collect your trees or shrubs from our Nursery in Rayne.


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How can I expect delivery from King & Co?

Overnight to your door

We can delivery to you anywhere in England and Wales via an overnight courier service (two days for Scotland & Ireland).

Via Online Shop

Orders placed via our Online shop if placed by 12 noon Monday –Thursday can be delivered to you the very next day. If placed on a Friday - Sunday delivery would be on Tuesday.

We deliver by national overnight courier service.

Should you require a specific delivery date, let us know in advance and we will arrange for your delivery to arrive on your required date.

Every tree and plant is packed to ensure your order arrives safely.

For large trees or quantities of trees and plants

Please phone us to discuss, we are usually able to deliver to you via a dedicated vehicle.

For local deliveries

We will deliver to you in our local area and we will be pleased to arrange this with you whilst you are visiting our Nursery or via the phone. We also provide a planting service.

Planting service

We have our own installation teams to carry out planting in Southern & Eastern England. Please call us to discuss, we are always happy to provide you a quotation.