Genus of only one species, C. japonicum, an evergreen tree with green leaves.
Latin name: Cercidiphyllum japonicum
It grows in full sun and moderately moist, humus-rich, acid or neutral soils.
Propagated by seeds and grafting.
No disease problems.
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.