What Is an Oklahoma Redbud?

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The Oklahoma redbud is a tree that blooms during the early spring. The mature tree reaches 20 to 30 feet in height. The foliage on the Oklahoma redbud is green, and the flowers are pink and red.

The Oklahoma redbud blooms to be stunningly colorful during the spring and fall. The leaves are dark green, very shiny and heart-shaped. The flowers are said to be edible and have a sort of nutty flavor. Some parts of the Oklahoma redbud have been used medicinally. The Oklahoma redbud has a 15 to 20 foot spread and does not take up much room in the yard.