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1222-Judas Tree
1222-Judas Tree
1222-Judas Tree flowers
1222-Judas Tree flowers
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Tree No.1222info
Botanical NameCercis siliquastruminfo
Common NameJudas Treeinfo
LocationSidholme Hotelinfo
AccessibilityAlways accessibleinfo
NotesA native of the Holy Land, one explanation for the common name is because it is covered in red blossom at Easter which is supposed to signify it is the tree from which Judas hung himself.  The flowers show this tree is a member of the pea family.  They are unusual because they spring from the bark of the trunk and twigs rather than new shoots, this is known as cauliflory.  A native of the Holy Land but, More about Cercis here.info
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