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Scientific Name: Disanthus cercidifolius
Pronunciation: dye-ZAN-thuss sur-sid-ih-FOE-lee-uss
Common Name: red bud hazel
Family Name: Hamamelidaceae
Plant Type: Shrub - deciduous
Key ID Features: Rounded shrub; leaves are heart shaped (10 cm) long. Winter ID: half round leaf scar with small pointy chubby buds.
Course(s): HORT 2355

Habit: Arching, Twiggy, Upright
Form: Oval - vertical, Round
Texture: Medium
Mature Size:
Height:2 - 3m
Spread:2 - 3m
Growth Rate:Moderate
Hardiness Rating: Zone 7: (-18 to -12 C)
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade, Sheltered
Soil/ Growing Medium: Acidic, Humus rich, Well-drained
Water Use: Moderate
Landscape Uses: Accent plant, Fall interest, Mixed shrub border, Woodland margin
Additional Info: Google
red bud hazel
Leaf Morphology: Glossary
Form: Simple
Arrangement: Alternate
Texture/ Venation:
Surfaces: Glabrous
Colour in Summer: Bluish, Green, green to yellow to red to purple in fall
Colour in Fall: Yellow, Orange, Purple, Red
Leaf(let) Terms:
Shapes: Orbicular, Ovate
Apices: Obtuse
Bases: Cordate
Margins: Entire

Inflorescence Type: Floriferous
Flower Morphology:Flowers perfect
Number of Petals:5
Corolla Shape:Rotate/stellate
Ovary Position:Superior
Colour (petals): Not showy, Red
Flower Scent: Fragrant, Spicy
Flower Time at Peak: Oct, Nov
Fruit Type:
Fruit Colour: Brown, Green
Fruiting Time:
Additional Info: Fruit insignificant
Bark Morphology: Smooth, Prominent lenticels, Multi-stem trunk
Bark or Stem Colour: Brown
Leaf Bud Type: Ovoid, Scaled in two ranks
Leaf Scar Shape:Half-round

Propagation: Seed, Layering
Pest Susceptibility: Pest resistant, Disease resistant
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