Alley Cat Redbud

Cercis canadensis 'NCCC1'
Mature Height: 20 to 25 ft.
Mature Spread: 15 to 20 ft.

In stock
Regular price $99.99


Shipping Starts: March 1, 2023
Pickup Starts: March 1, 2023
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This ornamental redbud has some of the most intensely variegated leaves we have seen. It's a tree with great personality and something that works well as a medium specimin tree. It shares many of the characteristics of the common redbud with purple/pink spring blooms and general tolerance of many soil conditions and resistance to most disease.

When planted in full sun the redbud will have a more well-rounded, symmetrical tree form which makes it a beautiful specimen tree to highlight a garden or to place beside a patio. The redbud tree can also be planted in partial shade or partial sun which will create a more open, irregular shape as the limbs branch out looking for the sun. This open look, as well as the bright flowers, adds dimension and color to a shaded garden.

Customer Reviews

Based on 6 reviews
Doris Shea
Great expectations!

While this lovely tree has been received dormant, the bones look good and we are happily expecting an exotic speckled tree next summer.

The stunning Alley Cat

The Alley Cat Redbud is one of the most unique, beautiful redbuds I’ve ever seen. Made a 3.5 hours trip just to go get it and it’s happy and growing and I couldn’t be happier!!! Thanks Blooms for working with me to get my hands on this wonderful beauty!!!

Alicia Romano

Tall and healthy- planted a week ago and it’s already in full bloom. I should’ve bought two!


Our tree is beautiful and healthy and pick up was super easy!

Robert Grenkowitz
Almost 7ft - pink flowers - very well branched

Very happy with Alley cat and was already growing - still had some pink flowers blooming on April 15th. 2021.
The size will have a nice canopy in 2 yrs. Leaves were just emerging. Will buy from again. Picked from date and time made available for pick up. Was ready where they said order would be. Thank you.