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Order: Hamamelidales
   Family: Cercidiphyllaceae
            Genus: Cercidiphyllum
                        Specie: japonicum

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 60 ft (18 m)

Cultivation: Rich well-drained soil in a sheltered position

Features: Leaves turn smoky pink, yellow and red in autumn

Uses: Autumn color Specimen tree Shade tree

Zones: 6-9

Description: Reaching 60 ft (18 m) in its natural habitat, this deciduous tree is valued for its elegant horizontal branch structure and vibrant autumn foliage. Under cultivation it is much smaller, broadly conical when young but eventually becoming domed with symmetr

Growth Habit: Broad conical habit becomes domed with age

Comments: Cultivars available

Growth: Perennial, woody plant with a single stem (trunk), normally greater than 4 to 5 meters (13 to 16 feet) in height; under certain environmental conditions, some tree species may develop a multi-stemmed or short growth form (less than 4 meters or 13 feet in

Duration: Perennial

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