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Sycopsis sinensis

Chinese Fighazel

Witchhazel

Comments

A small tree or large shrub, this variety produces dense, leathery deep green leaves that are glossy and thick; small, yellow flowers with red anthers appear in late winter; heat tolerant and is fine in part shade or full sun

Description

A small tree or large shrub, this variety produces dense, leathery deep green leaves that are glossy and thick; small, yellow flowers with red anthers appear in late winter; heat tolerant and is fine in part shade or full sun

Landscape Attributes

Chinese Fighazel is a multi-stemmed evergreen tree with an upright spreading habit of growth. 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 tree will require occasional maintenance and upkeep, and should only be pruned after flowering to avoid removing any of the current season's flowers. It has no significant negative characteristics.

Chinese Fighazel is recommended for the following landscape applications;

Accent;Hedges/Screening

Planting & Growing

Chinese Fighazel will grow to be about 20 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 15 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 fast rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live to a ripe old age of 100 years or more; think of this as a heritage tree for future generations!

Light Requirement:

partial shade

full sun

Moisture:

average to moist

Cold Hardy to Zone:

6a

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Spread:

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Soil Type:

20 feet

15 feet

Deer Resistant:

false

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