Katsura Tree

Family: Cercidiphyllaceae

Characteristics: Deciduous tree

Seeds per packets: 50

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Native to Japan; single or multi trunked, understory tree with a dense, rounded habit. It typically matures to 12-18 m (40-60') in cultivation. It is grown for its beautiful shape and its attractive foliage. Round-oval leaves 10 cm (4") long resemble those of a small redbud. Leaves emerge reddish purple in spring, mature to medium green with a slight bluish in summer and turn quality shades of gold, orange and red in autumn.

Prefers a rich moist soil in an open sunny position, drought and frost tolerant.

Cold stratify in the refrigerator 8 days

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