Hamamelis x intermedia 'Strawberries and Cream'

Hamamelis x intermedia ‘Strawberries And Cream’

Witch hazel

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Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does flower in March

Plant does not flower in April

Plant does not flower in May

Plant does not flower in June

Plant does not flower in July

Plant does not flower in August

Plant does not flower in September

Plant does not flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

  • Botanical name: Hamamelis x intermedia 'Strawberries And Cream'
  • Common name: Witch hazel
  • Family: Hamamelidaceae
  • Plant Type: Shrub, Deciduous
Flower colour:

Pink

Yellow

Foliage colour:

Green

Witch hazels are grown for their attractive flowers, which are produced in late winter and early spring, when most other plants are dormant. They do best in a slightly acidic soil but can cope with neutral soil, as long as it is enriched with organic matter and is well drained.

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

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Hamamelis x intermedia ‘Strawberries and Cream’ bears beautifully contrasting flowers, with yellow tips which deepen to a pinky-red towards the base. For best results grow Hamamelis x intermedia ‘Strawberries and Cream’ in fertile, moist but well-drained, slightly acidic soil, in sun or partial shade. Remove crossing or diseased branches in early spring, and apply a mulch of well-rotted compost or manure around the base of the plant.

How to grow Hamamelis 'Strawberries and Cream'

  • Plant size

    3.5m height

    3.5m spread

  • Aspect

    North facing, south facing, east facing, west facing

  • Position in border

    Middle, back

  • Sun exposure: Dappled shade, full sun, partial shade
  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • Soil type: Acidic / well drained / light / sandy

Plant calendar

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Plant
Plant

Do not Plant in January

Do not Plant in February

Do not Plant in March

Do not Plant in April

Do not Plant in May

Do not Plant in June

Do not Plant in July

Do not Plant in August

Do Plant in September

Do Plant in October

Do Plant in November

Do not Plant in December

Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does flower in March

Plant does not flower in April

Plant does not flower in May

Plant does not flower in June

Plant does not flower in July

Plant does not flower in August

Plant does not flower in September

Plant does not flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

Hamamelis 'Strawberries and Cream' and wildlife

Hamamelis 'Strawberries And Cream' has no particular known value to wildlife in the UK.

Is Hamamelis 'Strawberries and Cream' poisonous?

Hamamelis 'Strawberries And Cream' has no toxic effects reported.

No reported toxicity to:

No reported toxicity to Birds

No reported toxicity to Cats

No reported toxicity to Dogs

No reported toxicity to Horses

No reported toxicity to Livestock

No reported toxicity to People

Plants that go well with Hamamelis 'Strawberries and Cream'