Growing Calendar for Cercidiphyllum Japonicum Katsura Tree - 4L Potted Tree
Delivery: Mid August to Late April
Katsura tree Cercidiphyllum japonicum is a gift to your garden. Every year leaves that are heart-shaped appear in spring with a coppery hue and turn butter-yellow over the spring and the summer. Your tree is naturally multi-branched, forming an attractive framework and lots of attractive leaves.
As the leaves grow over summer they give off a rare and pleasant fragrance of toffee apples, perceptible to some, and often more notable in a strong breeze.
It is every autumn when the Katsura tree gives its best performance. The lovely buttery leaves turn different shades of yellow, pinks and oranges and transform your garden perfectly. This dramatic autumn display takes place every year and really packs a punch.
Your plant arrives as an established 4L container tree ready for you to put in the ground on arrival. Should you need to wait a few days before planting, keep your Katsura tree in a shady position and give it plenty of water.
You can plant your 4litre tree directly in the ground with plenty of well-rotted manure incorporated into the soil and it will reach 12m (32ft) in around 15 years. Alternatively grow the Katsura tree in a large container 40+cm (16+in) in diameter with lots of rich soil which restricts its height to a more manageable 2-3m (6 ½-10ft).
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Our products are all grown with the utmost care and to high standards of quality. We regularly check our nursery stock to determine exactly when they will be at the optimum time for despatch.
We despatch our fresh, nursery-grown live plants (including vegetables, trees and flowers) when they are at a stage of growth ready for you, the customer, to plant on at home.
The delivery period shown on your order confirmation indicates when you can expect to receive your order and we will endeavour to despatch your plants in this period within 7-14 days