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Katsura Tree Cercidiphyllum japonicum 200 Seeds USA Company

Katsura Tree Cercidiphyllum japonicum 200 Seeds USA Company

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Cercidiphyllum japonicum, commonly known as the katsura tree, is a deciduous tree native to Japan and China. It belongs to the Cercidiphyllaceae family. The tree is known for its beautiful heart-shaped leaves that emerge reddish-purple in spring, turn green in summer, and then transform into vibrant shades of yellow, orange, and pink in autumn, emitting a sweet fragrance reminiscent of burnt sugar or cotton candy. This scent is particularly pronounced when the leaves fall, making it a delightful addition to any garden or landscape. Katsura trees prefer moist, well-drained soil and partial shade, though they can tolerate a range of soil types and light conditions. They are relatively low-maintenance and are often grown for their ornamental value in parks and gardens. Hardy in zones 4-8.

 

Growing Instructions for the Katsura Tree

 

  1. The seeds like moist, well-drained soil. Prepare a mixture of half potting soil and half sand, perlite or vermiculite. Put the soil in a pot. Water the mixture so that it is moist but not wet. 2. Mix the seeds with a small quantity of sand. 3. Spread the mixture evenly on the growing medium. Press into the surface of the growing medium. 4. Water the seeds. 5. Place the pots in an area with warm temperatures in full sun or part shade. The seeds will germinate in 10-20 days at about 70 degrees F. 6. When the seedlings are a few inches tall, they can be transplanted.

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