Common Name: Katsura
Native: China, Japan,
Size and Spread (10yrs): 12m x 8m
Treatment required: Shallow sow in warmth. Keep compost moist.
Seed/kg: c. 1,360,000; approx 2500 germinal seed/kg
Ideal sowing period: Spring. Autumn sown will germinate in spring.
Soil Conditions: Humus rich but well drained
Planting instructions: Dappled shade and the shelter of light woodland is preferable.
New shoots tend to be frost susceptible so some protection needed.
Pic courtesy of Liné1, CC BY-SA 3.0 <, via Wikimedia Commons
small pics show male flowers in March