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Scientific Name: Hamamelis x intermedia
Pronunciation: ham-uh-MEE-liss ex in-tur-MEE-dee-uh
Common Name: hybrid witch-hazel
Family Name: Hamamelidaceae
Plant Type: Tree - deciduous
Key ID Features: Shrub vase-shape/ascending branches; leaves fall colour gold to deep purple-red. Winter ID: buds fuzzy; flowers clusters of buds, or spider-like flowers, yellow/red, Jan.-Feb.on bare fuzzy stems.
Course(s): HORT 2355

Habit: Horizontal, Spreading
Form: Vase
Texture: Coarse
Mature Size:
Height:2 - 3m
Spread:4 - 5m
Origin: Garden origin (H. japonica x H. mollis)
Hardiness Rating: Zone 5: (-29 to -23 C)
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade
Soil/ Growing Medium: Humus rich, Well-drained
Landscape Uses: Fall interest, Mixed shrub border, Specimen plant, Winter interest, Woodland margin
Additional Info: Google. Cultivars on campus include H. 'Jelena' which has copper colour bloom with petals tips turning yellow and orange-red fall leaf colour .
hybrid witch-hazel
Leaf Morphology:
Form: Simple
Arrangement: Alternate
Texture/ Venation: Heavily veined, Pinnate venation
Colour in Summer: Green
Colour in Fall: Yellow, Orange, Red
Leaf(let) Terms:
Shapes: Obovate, Ovate
Apices: Acute
Bases: Oblique (uneven), Rounded
Margins: Crenate, Sinuate

Inflorescence Type: Floriferous, Flowers clustered
Flower Morphology:Flowers perfect
Number of Petals:4
Colour (petals): Showy, Yellow, Orange, Dark-red
Flower Scent: Fragrant
Flower Time at Peak: Jan, Feb

Fruit Type: Aborted (hybrids) or absent
Fruit Colour:
Fruiting Time:
Additional Info: Fruit insignificant

Bark or Stem Colour:

Propagation: Grafting
Plant Care:
Other:remove suckers from bases of grafted cultivars
Pest Susceptibility: Pest resistant, Disease resistant, Fungal leaf spot, Galls, Heart rot, Deer resistant
(QRR) Quercus Robur Row planting
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