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Hamamelis virginiana/Witch Hazel

Hamamelis virginiana / Hamamelis virginiana
Tree-like shrub in full autumn color
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Tree-like shrub in full autumn color

Stunning autumn colored foliage

Summer foliage with developing flower buds

Close-up of autumn flowers with strap shaped petals

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Scientific Name: Hamamelis virginiana
Common Name: Witch Hazel
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: 15-20 feet
Spread: 15 - 20 feet
Bloom time: Spring, Winter
Flower color: Yellow
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist,
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Landscape Categories: Bark, Trunk, and Branch Features
Deer Resistant-Tolerant Plants
Plants for Autumn Color
Plants That Attract Hummingbirds
Plants with Fragrance
Comments: Fragrant, yellow flowers appear in fall and early winter and the tree may be in bloom for up to four weeks. This native cold hardy plant is resistant to infestations by insects and has few diseases. An excellent small tree for the home grounds, especially naturalistic settings.