Cercidiphyllum japonicum 'Morioka'

Morioka Weeping Katsuratree

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Bluish-green leaves flutter in the breeze giving it the impression of a shimmering waterfall. Native to China and Japan, the leaves turn earthy shades of orange and yellow in autumn and have a caramel-like fragrance before they fall.

More About Cercidiphyllum japonicum 'Morioka'

  • Weeping form of species
  • native to China and Japan

Cercidiphyllum japonicum 'Morioka' is a top-grafted, weeping form that features an irregular cascading canopy of pendulous branches dipping toward the ground. It typically grows over time to as much as 15-25’ tall.

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10-15 ft


10-15 ft

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Cercidiphyllum japonicum 'Morioka' Characteristics


  • Fragrant
  • Unique Foliage/Foliage Color
  • Specimen
  • Exfoilating Bark
  • Interesting Bark


  • Does best in full sun
  • Part Sun/Part Shade

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Medium

Season of Interest (Flowering)

  • Spring

Season of Interest (Foliage)

  • All Season

Soil Moisture Needs

  • Tolerates most soils

Fall Color

  • Yellow
  • Burgundy
  • Multicolored

Flower Color

  • Rose


  • Weeping