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Hamamelis x intermedia 'Ripe Corn'

Witch hazel

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Key information

Plant type

Deciduous shrub

Flower colour

Yellow

Feature

Flowers, Dramatic foliage

Hardiness

Hardy

Skill level

Beginner

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Plant details

As the name suggests 'Ripe corn' produces bright golden flowers the colour of sweet corn. These form tiny clusters of thin petals all along the branches in late winter and early spring. Hamamelis will grow on most soils but for best results grow them on an acidic soil. Alternatively grow plants in large pots and move to a prominent position when in flower. The flowers last well indoors when cut.

Family: Hamamelidaceae

Genus: Hamamelis

Species: x intermedia

Cultivar: Ripe Corn

Plant type: Deciduous shrub

Flower colour: Yellow

Foliage colour: Mid-green

Feature: Flowers, Dramatic foliage

Sun exposure: Full sun, Partial shade

Soil: Well-drained/light, Acidic, Moist

Hardiness: Hardy

Skill level: Beginner

Height: 400cm

Spread: 400cm


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