Position

Sun exposure:
Dappled shade, full sun, partial shade
Aspect:
East facing, north facing, south facing, west facing
Position in border:
Back, middle

Soil

Acidic / Well Drained / Light / Sandy

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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.

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Hamamelis ‘Westerstede’ and wildlife

Hamamelis ‘Westerstede’ has no particular known value to wildlife in the UK.

Is Hamamelis ‘Westerstede’ poisonous?

Hamamelis ‘Westerstede’ has no toxic effects reported.

No reported toxicity to:
Is not known to attract Birds
Birds
Is not known to attract Cats
Cats
Is not known to attract Dogs
Dogs
Is not known to attract Horses
Horses
Is not known to attract Livestock
Livestock
Is not known to attract People
People
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