The native witchhazel can be grown as a large shrub or small tree and offers fantastic fall attributes. Fragrant, yellow flowers bloom from October through December. The foliage, attractive in all growing seasons, also turns yellow to yellowish-orange in fall.
- Produces fragrant, yellow flowers October–December
- Features attractive foliage in all growing seasons
- Works well planted as an understory or a shrub border in large areas
- Will be delivered at a height of 2′-3′
- The Witchhazel grows in zones 3-8
- Mature Height: 15’–30′
- Mature Spread: 15’–25′
- Growth Rate: Medium
- Shape: Irregular
- Sun Preference: Full Sun, Partial Shade
- Soil Preference: Acidic, Loamy, Moist, Rich, Sandy, Well-drained
It was introduced in 1736. The extract witchhazel is distilled from the bark of young stems and roots.