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

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 12 ft (3.5 m)

Cultivation: Moist well-drained soil

Features: Dark green leaves turn yellow in autumn; yellow flowers in autumn before leaves fall

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

Zones: 7-9

Description: Native to northeastern USA down to the Lawrence Valley and into Virginia, this is a shrub 12 ft (3.5 m) high that can be adapted to tree form by pruning. The leaves are dark green and shiny above, paler beneath. The flowers are borne in small clusters in

Growth Habit: Upright habit


Growth: Perennial, multi-stemmed woody plant that is usually less than 4 to 5 meters (13 to 16 feet) in height. Shrubs typically have several stems arising from or near the ground, but may be taller than 5 meters or single-stemmed under certain environmental cond

Growth: Perennial, woody plant with a single stem (trunk), normally greater than 4 to 5 meters (13 to 16 feet) in height; under certain environmental conditions, some tree species may develop a multi-stemmed or short growth form (less than 4 meters or 13 feet in

Duration: Perennial

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