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Hamamelis mollis

Common Name(s):
Chinese witch hazel, Chinese witchhazel
Cultivar(s):
Pallida, Brevipetala, Princeton Gold, Early Bright
Categories:
Shrubs, Trees
Comment:

Not as hardy as other Hamamelis spp.; most fragrant witchhazel. This tree is mildly resistant to damage by deer.

Play Value Wildlife Enhancement

Seed: Capsule

Height:
10-15 ft.
Foliage:
Alternate, simple medium green leaves; 3-6 in. long; yellow to orange-yellow fall color
Flower:
Yellow flowers with red brown calyx in late winter to early spring; fragrant; strap shaped petals
Zones:
5 to 8
Habit:
Deciduous
Site:
Sun to partial shade; moist, well drained soil
Texture:
Medium
Form:
Large shrub or small tree; oval to rounded; spreading branches
Width:
10-20 ft.
Growth Rate:
Slow
Leaf:
3 to 6 in. alternate, simple leaves
Tags:
play, playground, deciduous, deer resistant, children’s garden

NCCES plant id: 1569

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