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Corylopsis sinensis

Chinese Witch Hazel

Winter Hazel

Comments

This attractive garden shrub is a harbinger of spring; dainty fragrant butter yellow flowers hang from bare branches in early spring, good habit of growth, and excellent fall color

Description

This attractive garden shrub is a harbinger of spring; dainty fragrant butter yellow flowers hang from bare branches in early spring, good habit of growth, and excellent fall color

Landscape Attributes

Chinese Witch Hazel is a dense multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with a more or less rounded form. Its average texture blends into the landscape, but can be balanced by one or two finer or coarser trees or shrubs for an effective composition.

This is a relatively low maintenance shrub, and should only be pruned after flowering to avoid removing any of the current season's flowers. It has no significant negative characteristics.

Chinese Witch Hazel is recommended for the following landscape applications;

Accent;Mass Planting;Hedges/Screening;General Garden Use

Planting & Growing

Chinese Witch Hazel will grow to be about 10 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 10 feet. It has a low canopy with a typical clearance of 1 foot from the ground, and is suitable for planting under power lines. It grows at a slow rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for 40 years or more.

Light Requirement:

partial shade

full sun

Moisture:

average to moist

Cold Hardy to Zone:

5b

Height(inches):

Spread:

Soil pH:

Soil Type:

10 feet

10 feet

acidic

rich

Deer Resistant:

false

Fall Color

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