Cercidiphyllum japonicum 'Boyd's Dwarf'
katsura 'Boyd's Dwarf'
'Boyd's Dwarf' is an elegant, small to medium, deciduous tree, with paired, broadly heart-shaped leaves, to 10cm in length. Foliage is bronze-tinted when young, shades of green in summer, then turning yellow, orange and pink in autumn; the autumn leaves with a toffee-fragrance. Flowers and fruits inconspicuous
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Ultimate height2.5–4 metres
Time to ultimate height10–20 years
Ultimate spread2.5–4 metres
MoistureMoist but well–drained, Well–drained
Colour & scent
|Autumn||Orange Pink Yellow|
- Full sun
- Partial shade
South–facing or North–facing or West–facing or East–facing
- Native to the UK
Cercidiphyllum are large deciduous trees with kidney-shaped to ovate leaves, often bronze when young, and colouring well in the autumn; flowers inconspicuous
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How to grow
Best grown in a woodland setting; the leaves may be damaged by late frosts
Suggested planting locations and garden types
- Cottage and informal garden
- Hedging and screens
Generally pest free
Generally disease free
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