Pruning in winter can cause bloom loss.
If the Redbud tree has been there for many years the roots should be established enough to support the tree.
The scale sucks sap from the tree and causes the leaves to turn yellow and drop.
At 15 feet tall the tree should be well established, even if it's leaning. This being said, sometimes the weight of the leaning tree will not allow the tree and it's root system to stabilize. Jan 28, This tree isn’t as well know as it is well recognized. You may overlook most blooming trees on a walk in the park or your drive home from work, but redbuds stand out with vivid pink and purple blooms that literally coat the otherwise naked tree in early stumpchopping.barted Reading Time: 3 mins.
Apr 04, Appropriate redbud tree pruning eliminates the excess. Redbud tree pruning also helps to eliminate those branches with V-shaped branch crotches. Branches that join the trunk in narrowly angled junctions are weak. These crotches cannot support heavy branches and can break off in a strong wind.
Branch breakage is one of the biggest causes of redbud tree death.