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CERCIDIPHYLLUM

Genus of 2 species of deciduous trees from woodlands in China and Japan. C. japonicum is one of the largest hardwoods in Asia, reaching 45m (148ft) in height.

The wood is that traditionally used for the board in the ancient Chinese game of strategy "Go".

In certain conditions the leaves of C. japonicum exude a noticeable toffee/burnt sugar aroma.

Further Reading....

  • Deciduous - grown for colourful autumn foliage.
  • Tree
  • Full sun - or dappled shade - shelter from cold winds
  • Additional Features - Good to know - resistant to honey fungus.
  • Pests & Diseases - none.
  • Place of origin - China, Japan.
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - humus- rich.
  • Neutral to acid soil

Buy Varieties of CERCIDIPHYLLUM

CERCIDIPHYLLUM japonicum   AWARD

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Commonly known as: Katsura tree.
Smoky pink or yellow autumnal colouring when a pungent scent like burnt sugar will be detectable in favourable seasons
Small £15.00 each
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Large £45.00 each

CERCIDIPHYLLUM japonicum 'Pendulum'  AWARD

CERCIDIPHYLLUM japonicum 'Pendulum'  >


Commonly known as: Katsura tree.
A rare form with long weeping branches
£65.00 each
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CERCIDIPHYLLUM japonicum 'Red Fox'

CERCIDIPHYLLUM japonicum 'Red Fox'  >


Commonly known as: Katsura tree.
Strong purplish foliage which appears almost black from a distance and spectacular autumn colour
Small £25.00 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant
Large £45.00 each

CERCIDIPHYLLUM japonicum 'Strawberry'

CERCIDIPHYLLUM japonicum 'Strawberry'  >


Commonly known as: Katsura tree.
Leaves have an attractive strawberry red tint right through the year
£35.00 each
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