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Chinese Witchhazel
Hamamelis mollis
Chinese Witchhazel flowers
Size:

Small

Medium
Size: large
Large
Exposure/ Light Requirements:
Full Shade not required.
Full Shade
Full Sun required.
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade required.
Partial Sun/Shade
Pests and Problems:

Environmental Damage

Fungal Disease


Hardiness Zone: 5 - 8 
Mature Height: 10-20 Feet
Mature Width: 10-15 Feet
Features: Fragrant yellow flowers with narrow petals, in early spring (as early as March); autumn color is yellow.
Culture: Full sun to partial shade; moist, well-drained soil; best in slightly acid soil.
Cultivars:
  • 'Brevipetala' - Flowers deep yellow with a red base, fragrant.
  • 'Pallida' - Yellow flowers with red base, very fragrant.
Mature Form: Oval to rounded
Native To: Central China
Soil Conditions:
Dry
Soil condition: Moist, Well-DrainedMoist, Well-Drained
Wet
Tolerance:
Alkaline Soil
Dry Sites
Salt
Soil Compaction
Wet Sites
Tolerance: WindWind
Uses:
Barrier
Border
Foundation
Hedge
Massing
Naturalizing
Screen
Use for: Specimen.Specimen
Foliage Color: Green
 
Fall Foliage Color: Yellow
 
Additional Notes:

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