katsura tree


kat·su·ra tree

noun \ˈkät-sə-rə-\

Definition of KATSURA TREE

:  a deciduous tree (Cercidiphyllum japonicum of the family Cercidiphyllaceae) of Japan and China sometimes grown as an ornamental for its dark blue-green ovate leaves which turn bright yellow or red in autumn —called also katsura

Origin of KATSURA TREE

Japanese katsura katsura tree
First Known Use: circa 1924

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