Cercidiphyllum japonicum

Katsuratree

Form and Growth Characteristics:
Plant Type - Tree
Growth Rate - 12-24" or more per year
Mature Height - 40-60'
Mature Width - 40-60'
Longevity -

Ornamental Characteristics:
Flower - Not showy, small flowers. March-early April
Fruit - Small. 0.5-0.75" pods; borne 2-4 together on a short stalk. Ripe in October.
Leaf -
Fall Color - Varies from yellow to apricot, often a soft apricot-orange color develops.
Bark - Brown, slightly shaggy on old trunks; reminiscent of Shagbark Hickory.
Other Features - The senescing (fall coloring) leaves give off a delightful spicy cinnamon/brown sugar odor, some liken the odor to cotton candy.
Possible Use -
Season Of Interest -

Culture and Care:
Care Requirements - Somewhat difficult to transplant. Plant in early spring. Soil should be rich, moist and well-drained. pH adaptable, but best fall color on acid soils. Full sun, but provide additional water during hot, dry periods during establishment.
Native Habitat - China and Japan
Diseases and Insects - No serious disease or insect problems; sun scald and bark splitting may occur.
Strength -
Weakness -

Plants of this taxon:
BT004010
BT004060
BT004070

Find Related Plants:
- Other plants with the common name Katsuratree.
- Other plants of the family Calochortaceae.
- Other plants of the genus Cercidiphyllum.
- Other plants of the species Cercidiphyllum japonicum.