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Hamamelis x intermedia 'Westerstede'

Witch Hazel

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Hamamelis x intermedia 'Westerstede'

Abundant clusters of bright yellow spider-like flowers appear in mid and late winter emitting a sweet fragrance. Broad oval green leaves turn amazing shades of orange, red and yellow in Autumn. Height and spread of 3.5m x 3.5m in 10-20 years. Westerstede witch hazel originates from Friesland in Germany

  • Type: Deciduous
  • Position: sheltered spot in sun or part shade.
  • Soil: any fertile, moist soil neutral to acid not dry or alkaline
  • Eventual Size: height 3.5m x spread 3.5m after 10 years
  • Growth Rate: slow-growing
  • Habit: broad-crowned vase-shaped open habit
  • Flower: fragrant bright yellow spidery flowers in mid and late winter
  • Flowering period: January to February
  • Foliage: deciduous, green broadly oval leaves that turn orange, red and yellow in autumn
  • Hardiness: Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters (-15 to -10)
  • Seasons of interest: Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter
  • Common Names: Witch Hazel 'Diane', Hamamelis × intermedia 'New Red'

Hamamelis x intermedia hybrids are crosses between Japanese with hazel (Hamamelis japonica) and Chinese witch hazel (Hamamelis mollis)


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Eventual Size of Hamamelis x intermedia 'Westerstede' Eventual Size of Hamamelis x intermedia 'Westerstede'
Eventual size after 10 years
Plant Care

Prefers fertile, free draining soil in sun/part shade.  Plant with a good quality compost pruning if desired after flowering or cut and enjoy a few sprigs in the house.  Remove suckers.  

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