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Katsura Tree

Rich, Unique Fall Fragrance

Delicate, heart-shaped foliage keeps changing; leaves emerge bronze to reddish purple, turn blue-green in summer and yellow to apricot in fall. Big surprise comes last—sweet, spicy aroma that's compared to ginger cookies, caramel and cotton candy! Quickly grows 40-60 ft. in height, doing well even in clay soils. Bareroot. Zones 4-8.
  • Zone 4 - 8.
  • Height 40 - 60 feet.
  • Light Required Full sun.

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  • Botanical Name: Cercidiphyllum japonicium
  • Height: 40 - 60 feet.
  • Spacing: 20 - 40 feet.
  • Depth: Plant so that the stain on the trunk is at the soil level. Be sure the roots are in the soil.
  • Spread: 20 - 40 feet.
  • Sun/Shade: Full sun.
  • Foliage: Delicate heart-shaped leaves emerge bronze to reddish-purple, turn blue-green in Summer and yellow to apricot in Fall.
  • Form: Pyramidal when young; full and dense; great variability with age; stiff arching branches.
  • Flower Form: Insignificant flowers.
  • Soil Requirements: Well-drained, moist fertile soil is preferred, but will tolerate a wide range of soils including clay.
  • Growth Rate: Moderate to rapid growth rate.
  • Comments: Katsura's unusual loveliness is wonderful to behold. The big surprise comes last - sweet, spicy aroma that is compared to ginger cookies, caramel and cotton candy.

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