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Hamamelis Virginiana

Botanical Name:

Hamamelis virginiana

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How to Grow
Water
High
Water generously when surface of mix is dry.
Sunlight
Full Shade - Partial Shade - Partial Sun - Full Sun
~
0-3 hours of direct sun per day
Soil
Rich, well-drained soil. Sandy, Sandy Loam, Medium Loam, Clay Loam, Clay, Acid-based, Calcareous
Characteristics

Bloom Time

Dec, Sep, Oct, Nov

Plant Type

Shrubs, Trees, Shrub, Tree, Edible, Native Plant

Lifespan

Perennial, Woody

Plant Height

6-12 ft.

Flower

Yellow spidery flowers with four crinkly, ribbon-shaped petals that appear along the branches from October to December. Slender petaled flower. Inflorescence a cyme in leaf axils., Flowers 1 inch long

Fruit

Seed capsules initially green, mature to light brown and become woody with age. Capsule contain two black seeds. A two-valved dihiscent capsule. Displays from October to November., Brown

Benefits
Ornamental

Fall conspicuous, Understory tree, Blooms ornamental, Aromatic

Attracts

Birds

Taxonomy

Order

Hamamelidales

Family

Hamamelidaceae

Genus

Hamamelis

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