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Katsura-tree

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Katsura-tree (Cercidiphyllum japonicum), autumn leaves
Photo: Jardin botanique de Montréal (iStock)

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Botany

Origin and description

Attractive fall colour and caramel scent when leaves fall
Height: 10 m
Spread: 5 m

Common name

Katsura-tree

Latin name (genus)

Cercidiphyllum japonicum

French common name

Horticulture

Growing conditions

Exposure: full sun or partial shade

Type of soil: rich, cool, well-drained, acidic to neutral

Average to fast grower

Sensitive to de-icing salt

Hardiness

  • Zone 5b

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