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Cercidiphyllum japonicum 'Pendula'

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Cercidiphyllum japonicum 'Pendula' - Weeping Katsura Tree - Photo courtesy of Sean James Consulting & Design

More About Cercidiphyllum japonicum 'Pendula'

  • A unique crown of graceful, weeping branches
  • Round to oval leaves emerge reddish-purple in the spring, maturing to medium green
  • Fall foliage is a bright yellow
  • Tiny red flowers are not showy
  • Emits an odour similar to cotton candy at certain times of the season
  • Bloom Time: Spring

Interesting Notes:

The leaf of the katsura tree resembles the leaf of a redbud tree (Cercis), hence the name Cercidiphyllum (Cercis = redbud genus and phyllon= Greek for "leaf").

Zone:

4

Height:

4-6 m

Spread:

3-4 m

Colour:

Red
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Weeping Katsura Tree Growing and Maintenance Tips

A beautiful tree with its pendulous habit, Cercidiphyllum Pendula provides unique visual appeal in the winter. Katsura should be planted in a location that is protected from the sun during the heat of the day, strong winds and drought conditions. A rare bonus in a tree: Cercidiphyllum prefer soils with high pH.


Cercidiphyllum japonicum 'Pendula' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Deciduous
Fall Color

Flowering Time

Spring

Habit

Weeping

Foliage Color

Green
Yellow

Landscape uses

Specimen

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