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PlantFiles: Chinese Witch Hazel
Hamamelis mollis

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Family: Hamamelidaceae
Genus: Hamamelis (ham-uh-MEE-lis) (Info)
Species: mollis (MAW-liss) (Info)

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Category:
Trees

Height:
8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)
10-12 ft. (3-3.6 m)
12-15 ft. (3.6-4.7 m)
15-20 ft. (4.7-6 m)

Spacing:
20-30 ft. (6-9 m)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

Sun Exposure:
Partial to Full Shade

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
Bright Yellow

Bloom Time:
Late Winter/Early Spring
Mid Winter

Foliage:
Deciduous
Aromatic

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
5.1 to 5.5 (strongly acidic)
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
From softwood cuttings
From semi-hardwood cuttings
From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall
From seed; winter sow in vented containers, coldframe or unheated greenhouse
By grafting

Seed Collecting:
Bag seedheads to capture ripening seed
Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored

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Profile:

2 positives
No neutrals
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Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive HamptonsGardener On Feb 20, 2012, HamptonsGardener from East Hampton, NY wrote:

Love this shrub for its winter color and fragrance. Blooms on bare branches. Best sited in front of evergreen plants to help pop the color.

-Jeff
hamptonsgarden.com

Positive lupinelover On Jan 3, 2003, lupinelover from Grove City, OH (Zone 6a) wrote:

This species is easy to force for fragrant, late winter bouquets.

The dead leaves persist through the winter on shrub and should be cut off to fully enjoy the blooms.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Chicago, Illinois
Spring Grove, Illinois
Clermont, Kentucky
Georgetown, Kentucky
Louisville, Kentucky
East Hampton, New York
Edmonds, Washington



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