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Tree of the Week 

Lovely Katsura Tree in SpringKatsura

Cercidiphyllum japonicum--Katsura Tree 


Hardiness Zones: 4 to 8 
Height: 50 ft
Spread: 50 ft
Form: rounded (Vis. 2) 
Type: deciduous tree 
Annual Growth Rate: 12 to 18 inches 

Comments: Katsura Tree has proven to be a fairly pest free and desirable tree. The fall color is a delicate yellow with some red and the new growth is reddish. The tree has a shallow root system and may be hard to transplant, so should be transplanted while young. Katsura tree has a spreading habit and makes a good shade tree. Its medium-sized, heart-shaped leaf makes it a striking, unusual tree for many landscapes. 

Katsura in Autumn  Bold Weeping Katsura
Cultivars: 
'Pendula' - A dramatic weeping habit reaching a height of 20 feet and a spread of 10 feet. 

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