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59.Weeping Katsuratree

Cercidiphyllum japonicum ‘Pendula’

 

Tree Details

Hardiness zone:
4 – 8
Height:
15 – 25
Spread:
30 – 40
Habit:
Forms a mound of gracefully weeping branches
Light:
Full sun
Soil:
Rich, moist, well-drained soil preferable
Flowers:
Not showy, open before the leaves
Fruit:
Small, 1/2 – 3/4 long pods, 2 – 4 together on a short stalk
Landscape use:
Excellent for residential properties, parks, golf courses, commercial areas
History:
Discovered in a seeding population by Mr. Theodore Klein, Crestwood, KY
Pests\Problems:
Yellow to magnificent apricot fall color; heart-shaped leaves
Significant Features:
None; Problems: non-serious sun scald and bark splitting