Common Witchhazel Tree

Common Witchhazel Tree

Common Witchhazel Tree Facts

Specific Name:   Hamamelis virginiana
Hardiness Zones:   4 to 9
Growth_Rate:   Slow to moderate
Site Requirements:   Sun to partial shade; moist well drained soil
Texture:   Medium
Form:   Open spreading; irregular branching; multistemmed
Height:   15 to 30
Weight:   15 to 25'
Leaf:   3 to 6" dark green glossy leaves; bright golden yellow fall color
Flower/Fruit:   1" fragrant, creamy to bright yellow flowers in fall
Comments:    Native; most cold hard of all witch hazels; roots are sensitive to disturbance
Habit:   Deciduous
Cultivars:   --