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Mature Judas Tree Cercis Siliquastrum **FREE UK MAINLAND DELIVERY + FREE 100% TREE WARRANTY**

Cercis Siliquastrum flower close up
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Cercis Siliquastrum Autumnal leaves
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Cercis Siliquastrum bark
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Cercis Siliquastrum multi stem
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Cercis Siliquastrum Autumnal leaves
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Cercis Siliquastrum flower on trunk
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Cercis Siliquastrum fruits
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Cercis Siliquastrum flowers
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Cercis Siliquastrum Spring leaves
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Cercis Siliquastrum flower close up
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Cercis Siliquastrum girth 6-8cm
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Available Options:
Size Qty
125-150cm (+£9.60)   
150-200cm (+£42.00)   
(HS)Girth 6-8 cm (+£120.00)  
(custom order)
Girth 6-8 cm (+£144.00)  
(custom order)
(HS)Girth 8-10 cm (+£168.00)  
(custom order)
Girth 8-10 cm (+£189.60)  
(custom order)
Girth 10-12 cm (+£270.00)  
(custom order)
Girth 12-14 cm (+£457.20)  
(custom order)
Multi-Stem 200-250cm (+£502.80)  
(custom order)
Girth 14-16 cm (+£691.20)  
(custom order)
Multi-Stem 250-300cm (+£782.40)  
(custom order)
Girth 16-18 cm (+£972.00)  
(custom order)
Multi-Stem 300-350cm (+£1,017.60)  
(custom order)
Multi-Stem 350-400cm (+£1,297.20)  
(custom order)
Girth 18-20 cm (+£1,320.00)  
(custom order)
Girth 20-25 cm (+£1,920.00)  
(custom order)

Taller options available for most trees. Please use the contact us page stating species, height range and postcode for more info.  If listed as " DELIVERED X MONTH" they might be available by pallet with a £45-£110 surcharge. 

Mature Judas Tree Cercis Siliquastrum Options
60-120cm tall, 3-5L pot,
125-150cm: 9L pot, 2-3 years old
150-180cm: 9-12L pot, 2-4 years old. Feathered or Half Standard (check before purchase)
Multi-stem: 2-3 years old, multi-stem.
Multi-stem 200-250cm : 50-70L pot (aprox), Bush/multistem
Multi-stem 250-300cm : 110-130L pot (aprox), Bush/multistem
Multi-stem 300-350cm : 160-190L pot (aprox), Bush/multistem
Multi-stem 350-400cm : 230-290L pot (aprox), Bush/multistem
Multi-stem 350-400cm: 230L+ pot (aprox), Bush/multistem
(HS)Girth 6-8cm : Half Standard,15-18L pot
(HS)Girth 8-10cm: Half Standard,18-25L pot
Girth 6-8cm: Standard,18L pot
Girth 8-10cm: Standard,25-30L pot
Girth 10-12cm: Standard,35-35L pot
Girth 12-14cm: Standard,70-80L pot
Girth 14-16cm: Standard,70-90L pot
Girth 16-18cm: Standard,110-130L pot
Girth 18-20cm: Standard,130-160L pot
Girth 20-25cm: Standard,200-220L pot

We have experienced a great deal of height variation from the growers and the best height guide we can give is that a mature Cercis Siliquastrum is expected to be around 6-7m e.g. girth 20-25cm and a young tree e.g. girth 6-8cm will be closer to 2m.

*Heights are given as a very rough guideline and can have considerable variation based on species and supplier (each nursery experiences different growing conditions) It may even have been pruned before being sent out so we can only guarantee girth. Trees over 5.5m may include a delivery surcharge based on location and species.

Once a mature Cercis Siliquastrum Judas tree is over around 200cm/4 years old then girth is the best measure of value for money. For every girth measurement increment e.g. 6-8cm to 8-10cm (roughly 12-18months growth), the canopy will be wider, stronger, bushier and the root system larger as it has experienced 12-18 months growth. You can notice larger root systems with potted versions because the pot size increases with maturity. As a very general rule, each one cm girth measurement represents around 30cm growth but this doesn't apply to slow-growing trees.

Rootball means it will not come in a pot but will have the roots wrapped which you need to remove before planting and are available for delivery only between November and March. If listed in a pot, they are available to purchase and plant all year round.

Multistem means several stems starting very low to the ground. Comparing these with the same age Standard and Half Standard, these are typically shorter as growing several stems takes more effort than one stem.

Standard and Half Standard means lollipop shape. There is a more clear stem with a Standard.

Mature Judas Tree Cercis Siliquastrum
An extremely beautiful tree, the Judas tree Cercis Siliquastrum produces stunning clusters of rosy-lilac, pea-like flowers in May, which is very different from may produce flowers, just in case there was any confusion. They sometimes spring directly from mature branches and even the trunk and are followed by purple-tinted seed pods from July onwards.

It slowly forms into a well-rounded tree and will tolerate dry conditions well.

Expect a final height of between 10 and 15m.

Message card included at no additional cost if required. Just add the information required on the card at checkout.

Tree Jargon Explained
Half Standard:
Around 80-100cm clear stem.
Standard: Around 180-200cm clear stem.
Feathered: Branches for most of the trunk/stem length.
Multi-Stem/Bush: Very little or no clear stem. Multiple branching starting low to the ground. 
Rootball: Dug from the field with roots intact i.e. no pot. 
Pot: Plastic container that the tree was grown in.
Maiden: 1 year tree that has not been pruned.
Pleached: Foliage a square/rectangle flat shape wired to a bamboo frame with some clear stem. 
Screen: Same as pleached but much less/no clear stem.

Multiple Order Discount
Orders over £750 for 150cm+ trees might be discounted by ​​​​​​​contacting us

Ornamental Tree Roots In The Shade e.g. Behind A Fence
It is more important that that foliage (posh term for leaves) receives the sunlight than the roots. So if the canopy of your ornamental tree can sunbathe but the bottom of your tree thinks there has been a nuclear winter then that is ok. You might want to ensure you have good drainage as water and no sun is the start of algae and other such issues.

Early Autumn Leaf Fall
Heat stress, being potted, lack of water, being boxed up for a few days etc can cause early Autumn leaf fall. Once planted, normal service will resume next season. 

Do I Need To Stake My Ornamental Tree?
9 out of 10 times the answer will be no, especially if under 200cm tall. However our article on Tree Staking should help guide you.

Climate Change
Climate Change has increased aesthetic foliage issues such as Powdery Mildew, Shothole, Rust, frost damage etc These are not terminal issues and will usually last a season or less. All trees are inspected before being sent out to ensure they are fundamentally healthy and will bounce back. 

Planting In The Corner Of A Garden
Air and light is reduced in this location which could promote fungus and bacterial issues. If the corner is of the house and a fence then you also have leeching issues to contend with from cement and wood preservatives. Also when it rains, that area would experience higher water levels so we advise against it unless the plant is very hardy. 

Mature Tree Warranty
Once a tree is over 3 years old, the failure rate is considerably less and our Tree Warranty does not cover it at 100%. Please check details. 

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