Weeping katsuratree (Cercidiphyllum japonicum 'Pendula')

USDA Hardiness Zones

USDA hardiness zones
Weeping katsuratree
Weeping katsuratree
Weeping katsuratree (Cercidiphyllum japonicum 'Pendula')
Zone Zone  more information
Hardy to zone 4b
Mature Height Mature Height
15 to 25 feet
Mature Spread Mature Spread
15 to 20 feet
Growth Rate Growth Rate
Sun Sun
Full Sun or Partial Shade
Moisture Moisture
Moist soil, well drained
Fall Color Fall Color
Attracts Wildlife Attracts Wildlife
Flower Flower
Fruit Fruit
Evergreen Evergreen
Native to WI Native to WI
Additional Information Additional Information
usually a large tree, but this cultivar is a smaller, weeping tree; graceful, pendulous branches; 15-25’ tall; 15-20’ wide, blue-green, heart-shaped leaves; yellow-orange fall color; full sun to partial shade; does not like hot afternoon sun; prefers a rich, loamy soil, pH adaptable; plant in spring only; intolerant to poorly drained, compacted, heavy clay soil; requires moist, well-drained soil; sensitive to drought and road salt; native to Japan and China; hardy to zone 4b

UW Extension
For more information, see the UW Extension Urban Horticulture Team Web site: www.uwex.edu/ces/wihort
Primary Author: Dr. Laura Jull
Photos by: Dr. Laura Jull and Dr. Ed Hasselkus

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