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Species: Hamamelis x intermedia

(ham-ȧ-mē'lis in-tẽr-mē'di-ȧ)

Hamamelis x intermedia

Witchhazel Hybrids

Found on Course Walks

Map of plant locations

(Plant location data may be incomplete)

In Collection(s):

None Listed

Cultivars

Numerous varieties mainly selected for bloom time, color, size, etc. A few of the most common are listed. For more cultivars as well as a ranking of winter foliage retention and flower fragrance go here: http://www.scottarboretum.org/publications/HamamelisReport.pdf

'Arnold's Promise', 'Diane', 'Jelena', 'Pallida', 'Primavera', 'Ruby Glow', 'Sunburst', 'Westerstede'

Ornamental Characteristics

Tree < 30 feet, Shrub > 8 feet

15'-20'

Deciduous

upright oval outline in youth; more rounded and spreading with age

Environmental Characteristics

Full sun, Part shade

5a

Can tolerate acid to neutral soil (pH 5.0 to 7.4)

multi-stemmed, loosely branched

Consistently moist, well-drained soil; Occasional periods of dry soil
See graphic below

Insect Disease

No diseases listed

Bare Root Transplanting


Other

garden hybrid between H. japonica and H. mollis

Moisture Tolerance Graphic

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Moisture Tolerance

Moisture graphic
Occasionally saturated or very wet soil
Consistently moist, well-drained soil
Occasional periods of dry soil
Prolonged periods of dry soil
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