Eastern redbuds are small deciduous trees; that typically grow 20 feet tall and wide with gracefully ascending branches that has a rounded shape. They can be multi trunked or single trunked trees. In the spring the branches are covered in small sweet pea like, pink to reddish purple flowers. After the flowers are spent; long green snap pea like pods form. Following the springtime flowers, Eastern redbuds heart-shaped Leaves emerge reddish, most turn green as they expand some stay a brilliant burgundy.