Red Fox Katsura
Cercidiphyllum japonicum 'Rotfuchs'
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.
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.
Its form is suited for tighter spaces or planting strips along busier streets.
30' at maturity
16' at maturity
Heart-shaped leaves are a showy purple in spring to bronze-green in summer, orange-bronze in fall.
Very handsome, brown and slightly shaggy on more mature trunks.
Cultivar of German origin