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Hamamelis vernalis

Ozark witch hazel

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Features

  • BloomsFebruary to March
  • Height2.5m to 5m
  • Spread3m to 6m
  • Growth HabitOpen branched
  • Flower ColourYellow orange red
  • Leaf ColourMid green

Description

Hamamelis vernalis (Ozark witch hazel). This is an upright suckering shrub, it is a small species which will grow to a height and spread of about 5m. The flowers are produced in the spring with a profusion of sweet-smelling cream or dull yellow flowers with dark red centres.

Characteristics

Woody perennial, Deciduous, Fragrant

Other common names

Witch hazel

Origin

USA

Interest and use

This species has good autumn colour.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilClay, Well drained, Fertile
  • Soil pH5.0 to 7.0
  • WaterMoist

Propagation

By simple layering or seed in autumn, selected forms by softwood cuttings in summer, by budding in late summer or by grafting in winter.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Watch for coral spot and honey fungus.

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