Form and Growth Characteristics: Plant Type - TreeGrowth Rate - 12-24" or more per yearMature Height - 40-60'Mature Width - 40-60'Longevity -
Ornamental Characteristics: Flower - Not showy, small flowers. March-early AprilFruit - 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 JapanDiseases and Insects - No serious disease or insect problems; sun scald and bark splitting may occur.Strength - Weakness -Plants of this taxon:
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.