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American Witchhazel
Scientific Name: Hamamelis virginiana L.
Family: Hamamelidaceae
American Witchhazel (Hamamelis  virginiana)
Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. Illustrated flora of the northern states and Canada. Vol. 2: 235. Courtesy of Kentucky Native Plant Society.
Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: 1-9,14-16,18-21
USDA: 3 - 9

Sun Exposure: Part sun to light shade

Origin: Eastern North America, from Canada to northeastern Mexico, where it grows as a small understory tree

Growth Habits: Deciduous shrub or small tree, 15 to 25 feet tall (4.5-7.5 m); leaves 3 to 6 inches long (8-15 cm)

Watering Needs: Regular water

Propagation: Heeled cuttings in summer, grafting or buddings, seeds that can take a year to germinate

Blooming Habits:
Yellow, scented flowers with 0.5 to 0.8 inch long very narrow petals (1.2-2 cm), in September and October, pollinated by the winter moth. The fruit is a woody capsule containing two to four seeds, ripening the following fall.

Fruiting Habits:

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