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Cercidiphyllum japonicum 'Pendulum' is often confused with:
Cercis canadensis tree form with pink blooms
Plants that fill a similar niche:
Acer palmatum 'Osakazuki' Summer form
Cercis canadensis tree form with pink blooms
Halesia carolina Full Form

Weeping Katsura Tree Cercidiphyllum japonicum 'Pendulum'

Other Common Name(s):

Phonetic Spelling
ser-sid-ih-FIL-um juh-PON-ih-kum
Description

Weeping Katsura Tree is a grafted cultivar with a pendulous multi-trunked form, of heart-shaped leaves.  Plant in the full sun to partial shade and irrigated regularly as it is not drought resistant when young.  It makes an excellent specimen, understory tree or tree for a small space.

More information on Cercidiphyllum japonicum.

See this plant in the following landscape:
Hydrangeas in the Garden
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#small tree#specimen#pendulous#low maintenance#fall interest#understory tree#heart-shaped#clay soils tolerant#fall color red
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#small tree#specimen#pendulous#low maintenance#fall interest#understory tree#heart-shaped#clay soils tolerant#fall color red
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Cercidiphyllum
    Species:
    japonicum
    Family:
    Cercidiphyllaceae
    Life Cycle:
    Woody
    Dimensions:
    Height: 15 ft. 0 in. - 20 ft. 0 in.
    Width: 10 ft. 0 in. - 15 ft. 0 in.
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Habit/Form:
    Multi-trunked
    Weeping
    Maintenance:
    Low
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Partial Shade (Direct sunlight only part of the day, 2-6 hours)
    Soil Texture:
    Clay
    USDA Plant Hardiness Zone:
    4a, 4b, 5b, 5a, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8b, 8a
  • Fruit:
    Fruit Color:
    Green
    Fruit Length:
    < 1 inch
    Fruit Description:
    Green pods 3/4" long
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Green
    Red/Burgundy
    Flower Inflorescence:
    Insignificant
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Spring
    Flower Description:
    Dioecous, male and female flowers on separate plants. Insignificant red-green blooms appear March-April
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Deciduous Leaf Fall Color:
    Red/Burgundy
    Leaf Type:
    Simple
    Leaf Shape:
    Cordate
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Description:
    Heart shaped leaves great red fall color
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Location:
    Patio
    Small Space
    Design Feature:
    Small Tree
    Specimen
    Understory Tree