Cercidiphyllum japonicum Pendulum (Weeping Katsura Tree)
- Usually Flowers : March, April
Lovely weeping tree with heart-shaped leaves that are tinted red when young and mature lush green. Ht.10m.(30ft.). Leaves turn to fantastic shades of yellow and red in autumn with burnt sugar aroma. Grow in sun or part shade and moist, well-drained acidic soil. Shelter from strong winds. Spectacular specimen tree especially when grown next to ponds or streams.
Eriobotrya japonica (Loquat)
- Usually Flowers : January, February, March, November, December
Evergreen shrub or small tree with large, almost leathery, dark green leaves. Fragrant, self-pollinating, yellow flowers. November to March. Ht.4m.(13ft.). Golden-orange fruit after flowers. Grow in sun or part shade and fertile, moist, well-drained soil. Can withstand salty aspects. May need some frost protection. Good for mediterranean type gardens.