This interesting tree has dense, redbud-like foliage. Pyramidal as a young tree, it becomes broader with age. Although variable, fall color is attractive - shades of yellow to apricot but primarily yellow in the Midwest. It requires ample moisture during the establishment period. 2006 Plants of Merit®.

Height: 40-60'

Spread: 20-30'

Shape: Pyramidal, wider with maturity

Exposure: Full Sun

Foliage: Reddish-purple becoming bluish-green

Fall Foliage: Yellow to apricot

Zone: 4-8

Cercidiphyllum japonicum / Katsura