Family: Cercidiphyllaceae

Scientific Name: Cercidiphyllum japonicum pendulum Amazing Grace

Common Name: Amazing Grace Kastura Tree


Amazing Grace Kastura Tree (Cercidiphyllum japonicum pendulum Amazing Grace) is a Graceful weeping form of the Kastura Tree.

Pronunciation(ser-si-di-FIL-um) (jah-PON-ih-kum)
Plant TypeTrees Deciduous
Hardiness Zone4
Sunlightfull, mostly sunny
Moistureaverage, avoid dry
Soil & Siteaverage. avoid dry
Flowersflowers before the leaves
Leavesrounded leaves, bronzy in spring, to green, turning red, orange and yellow in autumn
Dimensionsspreads 15-25 feet, grows wider than tall
Propagationbasal or semi hardwood cuttings
Native SiteSpecies native to Japan and China.
Cultivar OriginOriginated as a seedling in the nursery of Jess Eliot in Indiana. Introduced by Theodore Klein of Yew Dell Nursery, Crestwood, Kentucky in about 1960.
Notes & Reference#253-The Tree Book (Micheal Dirr, Keith Warren)
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