Hamamelis x intermedia 'Westerstede'

Hamamelis x intermedia 'Westerstede'

Witch hazel

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Key Information

  • Botanical name: Hamamelis x intermedia 'Westerstede'
  • Common name: Witch hazel
  • Plant type: Shrub
  • Evergreen/Deciduous: Deciduous

Height: 3.5m

Spread: 3.5m

Flower colour:
  • Yellow
Foliage colour:
  • Green
  • Features: Autumn colour, Dramatic foliage, Flowers

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Witch hazels are grown for their attractive flowers, which are produced in late winter and early spring, when most other plants are dormant.

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

Hamamelis x intermedia 'Westerstede' bears beautiful yellow, slightly scented flowers. Its oval green leaves fade to yellow before falling in autumn.

For best results, grow Hamamelis x intermedia 'Westerstede' in well-drained, slightly acidic soil in full sun to part shade.

Position

  • Sun exposure: Full sun, Dappled shade, Partial shade
  • Aspect: North facing, East facing, South facing, West facing
  • Position in border: Middle, Back
  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • Soil type: Well drained/light/sandy, Acidic

Wildlife

Attracts:
  • Bees

  • Beneficial insects

  • Birds

  • Butterflies / Moths

  • Other pollinators

Care routine

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Toxicity

Toxic to:
  • People

  • Cats

  • Dogs

  • Birds

  • Horses

  • Livestock

  • Effects: No toxic effects reported for this plant.

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