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botanical name:
Hamamelis mollis 'Early Bright'
Hamamelis mollis 'Early Bright' © Deeproot Plant Base
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
stem/bark: brown
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:
Sweetly scented golden yellow flowers borne on bare stems in January or February, about 2 weeks earlier than the species and other cultivars.

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.

propagation:
By grafting

other notes:
Selected by Steve Wheaton of the Scott Arboretum, Swarthmore, Pennsylvania, USA

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