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botanical name:
Hamamelis mollis
Hamamelis mollis © Deeproot Plant Base
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common name:  Chinese witch hazel
family:  Hamamelidaceae
characteristics: shrub, scented/aromatic
height: 4.00m
width: 4.00m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: broad headed
leaf colour: green
flower colour: yellow
main season: Winter
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil
preferred soil pH: acid
minimum temp: -23°C
USDA zone: 6 to 9
description:
Large spreading shrub or small tree. The large, rounded grey/green leaves turn butter yellow in autumn. Clusters of deep yellow scented flowers follow for several months during winter.

cultivation:
Best in moist, fertile, acid to neutral soil in sun or part shade. Dislikes dry soils. Benefits from a site sheltered from strong winds.
Prune if required, by removing dead or unwanted branches in late winter/early spring.

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