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Why it rocks:
Vernal Witchhazel is a durable plant which is native in the Midwest. The large medium green leaves turn a beautiful golden yellow in late fall. This plant also features long lasting fragrant, yellow to red flowers which have an interesting shape and appear between January and March providing some color to the otherwise bleak landscape. Vernal Witchhazel is a great looking, durable, native tree that is a great addition to any yard. For this tree’s statistics please click on the Additional Details tab above.
Where to put it:
Vernal Witchhazel is a multistemmed, dense, rounded shrub with a neat and variable appearance. It is used quite effectively in groupings around building on the University of Illinois campus. This plant is also quite frequently seen in planter boxes and would make a great screen or unpruned hedge. The unusually early flower date, dense habit, and excellent fall color, which holds into the winter, make this tree a winner for any landscape. For advice on what types of tree to plant, and where to plant them, please check out our Design Center
What it needs:
Vernal Witchhazel is a very tough and adaptable shrub, which has shown to grow equally well in well drained top soil and moist and poorly drained clay. This shrub will do well in full sun of partial shade, this shrub can surely handle almost any situation. For tree care instructions please click here.
|Botanical Name||Hamamelis vernalis|
|Tree Type||Ornamental, Privacy|
|Shape||Dense, Rounded Shrub|
|Foliage||Medium to Dark Green|
|Fall Color||Golden Yellow|
|Flower Color||Yellow to Red|
|Plant Tolerance||Very Tough and Adaptable|
|Standout Feature||Very Tough, Long Lasting Winter/Spring Flowers, Long Lasting Fall Color, Great Screening|
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