Scientific Name: Disanthus cercidifolius
Common Name: red bud hazel
Family Name: Hamamelidaceae
Origin: S.E. Asia / Japan / China
Hardiness Zone: Zone 7: (-18 to -12 °C)
Plant Type: Shrub - deciduous
Mature Size: 2 - 3m x 2 - 3m (height x width)
Habit: Arching, Twiggy, Upright
Form: Oval - vertical, Round
Texture: Medium
Landscape Uses: Accent plant, Fall interest, Mixed shrub border, Woodland margin
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade, Sheltered
Soil or Media: Acidic, Humus rich, Well-drained
Leaves: Simple, Alternate, Glabrous, Orbicular, Ovate, Entire
Flowers: Red, Oct-Nov
Fruit: Green, Brown
Key ID Features:
Rounded shrub; leaves are heart shaped, most 6-10cm long x 4-8cm wide. Winter ID: half round leaf scar with small pointy chubby buds.