Plant Care Texas Redbud

Texas Redbud

Also known as

Mexican Redbud, Mexican Redbud, Texas redbud, Eastern redbud, Black Pearl Redbud JN16, American Redbud and cersis canadensis


Cercis canadensis

How to care for Texas Redbud


How often to water your Texas Redbud

Water needs for Texas Redbud
0.5 cups
every 9

Texas Redbud needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Texas Redbud

Water 0.5 cups every

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for Mexican Redbud in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Texas Redbud: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Texas Redbud love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Texas Redbud does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Texas Redbud in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize Texas Redbud

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Texas Redbud: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Texas Redbud after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Difficulty Level

Texas Redbud is generally considered an easy-to-care-for plant and makes a great choice for beginners!

Water Needs
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Growth Pattern
Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for Texas Redbud

Texas Redbud

Texas Redbud

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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