EDIBLE Flowers/Buds - Flowering tree - LEGUME
A small to medium understory tree with attractive early spring pink flowers. This legume is an attractive addition to wildlife or windbreak plantings.
Height at maturity is 30 ft.
This species can be commonly used for windbreaks. High in Vitamin C, both the buds and opened flowers can be eaten raw. Wildlife benefits are food and cover. Get more information about Redbud
*Information from the Missouri Department of Conservation.