This plant has a mild fragrance
This tree provides an amazing spectacle in spring, when it is covered in butterfly-like pink flowers shortly before the leaves begin to appear. The Judas tree can be grown as a single stem tree or as a shrub.
Susceptible to cancers, coral spot, Verticilium wilt, leaf hoppers and scale insects. Keep plant healthy by providing good drainage and air flow.
Generally not harvested, but use fresh as needed!
Sow seeds when ripe in autumn, if stored, soak in warm water for 24 hours and cold stratify for 3 months, sow in spring into trays. When large enough to handle, prick out into own pots.
Take semi-ripe cuttings in summer and root in a light, well draining potting mix.
Attracts useful insects
Beautiful pink blossoms cover the tree before the leaves appear.
The flowers are edible.
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