Large Fothergilla Tree

Large Fothergilla Tree

Large Fothergilla Tree Facts

Specific Name:   Fothergilla major
Hardiness Zones:   4 to 8
Growth_Rate:   Slow to moderate
Site Requirements:   Partial shade; moist to dry soil
Texture:   Medium
Form:   Rounded multistemmed shrub with erect stems
Height:   6 to 12'
Weight:   6 to 10
Leaf:   2 to 4" alternate, simple leaves; red, orange, yellow fall color on each leaf
Flower/Fruit:   1 to 3" spike white flowers in spring; fragrance varies from none to honey-like
Comments:    Native; excellent fall color
Habit:   Deciduous
Cultivars:   --