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Cercidiphyllum japonicum

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Katsura 

FAMILY: CERCIDIPHYLLACEAE

Cercidiphyllum japonicum - Katsura

About Katsura at OSU's Landscape Plants site

  • Native to Japan.

  • Height can exceed 100’ but usually is <80’.

  • Leaves are round and heart-shaped, emerging pink, turning green in summer, and pink/orange in fall.

  • Male and female are separate trees. Flowers and fruit are inconspicuous.

  • Tree can be multi-trunked and wide-spreading when mature.

  • Somewhat common in Portland. The Heritage Trees are among the largest in the city.

Tree #LocationDimensionsPhoto and Notes
159

1132 SW Vista Ave

Private, Front Yard

48' Height

46' Spread

11.6' Circ.

Cercidiphyllum japonicum - Katsura
160

Laurelhurst Park

Portland Parks & Recreation

68' Height

61' Spread

10.2' Circ.

This tree is just north of the Park entrance at SE 39th and SE Oak St.

Cercidiphyllum japonicum - Katsura
385

Pier Park

Portland Parks & Recreation

108' Height

64' Spread

7.8' Circ.

Located at Hole 4 of Disc Golf Course