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Hamamelis japonica


Order: Hamamelidales
   Family: Hamamelidaceae
            Genus: Hamamelis
                        Specie: Hamamelis japonica

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 15 ft (4.5 m)

Cultivation: Moist well-drained soil

Features: Leaves glossy green; flowers with crimpled petals in mid-winter

Uses: Woodland gardens Group plantings Winter color Habit contrast Shrub borders

Zones: 4-9

Description: This variable species is generally a large spreading shrub or small tree with a short stout trunk and long rigid branches reaching 15 ft (4.5 m). The leaves are smaller than in Hamamelis mollis, and become shiny and smooth when mature. The flowers

Growth Habit: Short trunk with spreading branches

Comments: Cultivars available

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