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Chinese Witchhazel

Botanical Name
Hamamelis mollis
Hardiness
Zones 5 to 8
Height
10 to 15 feet
Width
10 to 15 feet
Flowers
Late winter to early spring: yellow, strap-like, fragrant
Fruit
Two-valved, dehiscent capsule holding jet black seeds
Fall Color
Yellow to yellow-orange
Light
Full sun to part shade
Soil
Moist, well-drained, acidic
Planting & Care
  • Needs winter protection - lack of cold hardiness
  • Site in protected location
Problems
Not as hardy as other Hamamelis species
Varieties
  • Goldcrest - Zones 6 to 8

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