HAMAMELIS VIRGINIANA (witch-hazel) - Single Plants
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This offering is for single plants of this variety. These are growing in tube sleeves of 4” deep x 2.25” diameter.

HAMAMELIS VIRGINIANA (witch-hazel):

Culture

Easily grown in average, medium moisture, well-drained soils in full sun to part shade. Best flowering in full sun. Prefers moist, acidic, organically rich soils. Tolerates heavy clay soils. Promptly remove suckers to prevent colonial spread. Little pruning is required. Prune in early spring if necessary.

Noteworthy Characteristics

Hamamelis virginiana, known as common witch hazel, is a fall-blooming, deciduous shrub or small tree that is native to woodlands, forest margins and stream banks in eastern North America. It typically grows 15-20’ tall with a similar spread in cultivation, but can reach 30’ tall in its native habitat. Stem-hugging clusters of fragrant bright yellow flowers, each with four crinkly, ribbon-shaped petals, appear along the branches from October to December, usually after leaf drop but sometimes at the time of fall color. Fertilized flowers will form fruit over a long period extending through winter and into the following growing season. Fruits are greenish seed capsules that become woody with age and mature to light brown. Each seed capsule splits open in fall of the following year, exploding the 1-2 black seeds within for up to 30 feet. Oval to obovate, medium to dark green leaves (to 6” long) with dentate to wavy margins turn quality shades of yellow in fall.

Specifications:

Zone: 3 to 8

Height: 15 to 20 feet

Spread: 15 to 20 feet

Bloom Time: October to December

Bloom Description: Yellow sometimes tinged with orange or red

Sun: Full sun to part shade

Water: Medium

Maintenance: Low

Suggested Use: Hedge, Naturalize, Rain Garden

Flower: Showy, Fragrant

Leaf: Good Fall

Attracts: Birds

Other: Winter Interest

Tolerate: Deer, Erosion, Clay Soil

 

  • Item #: GSP-WitchHazel5620

HAMAMELIS VIRGINIANA (witch-hazel) - Single Plants

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