Bright, golden yellow foliage makes this katsura a standout in the garden. The foliage emerges deep burgundy and becomes more golden as the season progresses. In warmer climates, this ornamental trees needs some protection from hot afternoon sun. In the autumn, when the golden leaves fall, it has a fragrance like cotton candy. 2-3' bareroot. Cercidiphyllum japonica 'HSI1' Claim Jumper™
Tree/Shrub • Z4-8 • H18-24'xW10-12' • Early to Mid Spring • Part Shade
Winter Care:Prefers a sheltered location. Apply organic mulch to maintain soil moisture. Don't allow to dry out.
Flower Form:Small, bell-shaped flowers on arching racemes, 3-5" long.
Foliage Type: The leaves emerge with a pink blush and unfurl to soft yellow. The pink new growth of Cercidiphyllum japonicum Heritage Yellow stands out against older leaves in a beautiful contrast. Throughout summer the more shaded leaves turn green while those in sun remain yellow or even almost white. Autumn b
Pruning:Prune to maintain a desired shape, if necessary. Remove any dead or broken branches. After flowering.