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Cercidiphyllum magnificum
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Cercidiphyllum magnificum
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Price: £32.50 Quantity :


A rare species native to Japan with great autumn colour which has slightly larger leaves than the classic Cercidiphyllum japonicum, with more pronounced serrations running around the leaf edge.

Grown from seed, the autumn colour varies from plant to plant, with the leaves of some turning orange while others turn yellow before falling. Cercidiphyllum magnificum is an elegant small garden tree.

Looking for something similar? Try Cercidiphyllum japonicum

Supplied Size: 3L pots (approx 30 - 40 cm tall) - very limited availability this year

  • Position: Sheltered area in full sun or light, dappled shade.
  • Soil: Moist but well drained, acidic soils. Cercidiphyllum magnificum will tolerate some lime but will grow better and produce more vivid autumn colour in lime free or acid soils.
  • Hardiness: Hardy. Cercidiphyllum magnificum requires shelter from strong winds.
  • Rate of Growth: Moderate.
  • Habit: Eventually a medium sized tree with an elegant branching crown once established.
    • Height: up to 10 m (32 ft)
    • Spread: 6 m (26 ft)
  • Notes: This plant is also known as Cercidiphyllum var magnificum


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