Chinese Witch Hazel Hamamelis mollis
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Chinese Witch Hazel
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In Stock: 3.11 lb
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Growing Info, follow in order:
Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours.
warm stratify for 120 days, cold stratify for 90 days.
Sow seed 1/4" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed.
Sporadic germination may occur over a 2-3 year period.
In a Nutshell:
* Large shrub or small tree; fall color yellow or yellow orange; yellow flowers in February and March; likes moist, acid soil; native to central China; a parent of H. x intermedia, source of most cultivars.
* Hamamelis mollis is a species of witch-hazel native to central and eastern China , in Anhui , Guangxi , Hubei , Hunan , Jiangxi , Sichuan , and Zhejiang .
* H. mollis is widely grown as an ornamental plant, valued for the strongly-scented flowers appearing in winter when little else is growing.
* The flowers are yellow, often with a red base, with four ribbon-shaped petals 15 mm long and four short stamens, and grow in clusters; flowering is in late winter to early spring on the bare branches. more...