Cercidiphyllum japonicum

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Synonyms for Cercidiphyllum japonicum

rapidly growing deciduous tree of low mountainsides of China and Japan

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It is framed by other small trees - one of them is Cercidiphyllum japonicum 'Pendulum', also known as the katsura tree.
Caption to go in here please | Carol gets to work pruning dead branches from Cercidiphyllum japonicum 'Pendulum', above, and leaves of the Acer palmatum 'Osakazuki', inset THIS might seem a strange time of year to be pruning but with some shrubs it is only now that dead wood and wayward stems are becoming evident.
Cercidiphyllum japonicum is an excellent garden tree with tiny heart shaped leaves that are bronze when young, developing into a rich green in summer and which eventually glow in red and yellow in the autumn.
For autumn colour try plants such as euonymus alatus or cercidiphyllum japonicum.
The other plant that's a surefire winner is the Katsura tree, Cercidiphyllum japonicum.
The Katsura tree or Cercidiphyllum japonicum has attractively rounded bright green leaves throughout the summer but these soon take on a slightly pinky or yellowish colour that looks gorgeous.