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Hamamelis vernalis

Hamamelis vernalis - Vernal Witchhazel

More About Hamamelis vernalis

  • Soft yellow, spidery, fragrant flowers
  • Textured, medium to bright green leaves
  • Leaves turn golden-yellow in the fall
  • Upright, vase-shaped, becoming oval with age
  • Bloom Time: Late winter or early spring

Zone:

4

Height:

200-250 cm

Spread:

175-200 cm

Colour:

Yellow
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Vernal Witchhazel Growing and Maintenance Tips

Tolerant of a range of soils and pH but grows best in a moist, well-drained, slightly acidic soil, in full sun to full shade. Removing suckers is recommended to keep colonies in check.


Hamamelis vernalis Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Full Shade
Full Shade
Fast
Fast
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Fragrant
Fragrant

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average
Average to Dry Soils

Attributes

Fall Color
Deciduous

Flowering Time

Early Spring

Habit

Oval
Vase-shape
Upright

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Specimen
Hedge

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