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2229P Caramel tree - Cercidiphyllum japonicum
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Plant grown in 1 liter container – Height of plant: 80/100 cm.
9.50 Available
2229Q Caramel tree - Cercidiphyllum japonicum
Plant grown in 1 liter container – Height of plant: 80/100 cm.
Unit price available starting from 10 units purchased.
7.95 Available
2229J Caramel tree - Cercidiphyllum japonicum
Young plug plant – Height of plant: 20/30 cm (8/12").
5.50 Available
2229R Caramel tree - Cercidiphyllum japonicum
Young plug plant – Height of plant: 20/30 cm (8/12").
Unit price available starting from 10 units purchased.
3.95 Available
2229A FERTILISER – Fertiliser tablet to place at the bottom of the hole before planting. Slow release over 7 to 8 months. Only 1 tablet in each hole. 0.40 Available

 

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Caramel tree, Katsura tree - Cercidiphyllum japonicum (latin)

Areas of origin: Japan, China. Introduced into Europe in 1864.
Adult Dimensions: Height up to 20 metres, width up to 20 metres (65.6').
Foliage: Deciduous.
Soil type: Avoid dry soils.
Hardiness: Hardy tolerant to -20°C.
Exposure: Shade, semi-shade, full sun. In a very sunny position the leaves will fall more quickly.
Speed of growth: Up to 12 metres in 20 years.


Properties and uses:
This very vigorous tree has magnificent foliage when autumn arrives. The red, yellow, pink and mauve leaves have the scent of caramel. In Germany it is called the cake tree. It can be found in many parks and gardens particularly around lakes. Bonsai enthusiasts find it an excellent subject to work on.

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