Scientific Name: Hamamelis virginiana Form: Vase
Common Name:American witch hazel Texture:Medium - coarse
Family Name:HamamelidaceaeHabit: Upright
Plant Type: Shrub - deciduous, Tree - deciduous Mature Size (ht. X w.):3 - 5m x 3 - 4m
Origin: Canada - eastern, U.S. - northeast Hardiness Zone:Zone 3: (-40 to -34 C)
Leaves: Simple, Alternate, Soft flexible, Pinnate venation, Glabrous, Elliptic, Obovate, Crenate
Flowers: Yellow, Oct- Nov
Fruit: Capsule, Brown, Jun- May, (Persistent)
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade
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Landscape Uses: Fall interest, Mixed shrub border, Specimen plant, Woodland margin
Key ID Features:Leaves oval to obovate, margins way to toothed, up to 15 cm long; flowers in the fall on woody twigs, four ribbon-like petals.