Cercidiphyllum japonicum

Katsura tree

15 m. 49,2 f.
Family: Cercidiphyllaceae

Genus: Cercidiphyllum

Genus of only one species, C. japonicum, an evergreen tree with green leaves.
It grows in full sun and moderately moist, humus-rich, acid or neutral soils.
Plant alone.
Propagated by seeds and grafting.
No disease problems.
Latin name: Cercidiphyllum japonicum
Deciduous, pyramidal tree with green leaves. New leaves are coppery-red but take on fiery yellow and red hues in autumn, especially when grown in acid soils.