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Red Fox Katsura

Cercidiphyllum japonicum 'Rotfuchs'

Fall Colors

Characteristics:
With deep purple spring foliage and a more compact, upright and narrow shape, this cultivar of German origin is unique in leaf color and texture.

Growing Conditions:
Does best in part shade, but can take full sun. Prefers moist well-drained soil, and may need supplemental watering after standard 3-year establishment period.

Uses:
Its form is suited for tighter spaces or planting strips along busier streets.

Height:
30' at maturity

Width:
16' at maturity

Shape:
Upright oval

Flowers:
Insignificant

Leaves:
Heart-shaped leaves are a showy purple in spring to bronze-green in summer, orange-bronze in fall.

Bark:
Very handsome, brown and slightly shaggy on more mature trunks.

Cultivar of German origin