Katsura is one of the most elegant trees available. The new spring leaves emerge with a reddish-purple cast and quickly take on a lovely, blue-green colour through the summer. In fall the foliage turns bright butter-yellow with orange and apricot tones. As the leaves fall, they release a fragrance of strawberries and cotton candy. Its roots are not aggressive and it is an easy tree to garden under. grows 25' x 15' in 10 years.