Hamamelis mollis 'Jermyns Gold'
witch hazel 'Jermyns Gold'
'Jermyn's Gold' is a large, erect shrub with rounded, softly-hairy leaves and clusters of large, broad-petalled, sweet-scented, golden-yellow flowers in winter and early spring. The leaves turn yellow in autumn
Ultimate height2.5–4 metres
Time to ultimate height10–20 years
Ultimate spread2.5–4 metres
MoistureMoist but well–drained, Well–drained
Colour & scent
- Full sun
- Partial shade
West–facing or East–facing or South–facing or North–facing
- Native to the UK
Hamamelis are deciduous shrubs with broadly ovate or rounded leaves, sometimes colouring well in autumn, and fragrant yellow to red flowers with 4 narrow petals, borne on the leafless branches in late winter and early spring, or in autumn
- Name status
How to grow
Best in an open, sunny spot, avoiding exposed or windy positions, with well-drained, humus-rich, acid or neutral soil. See hamamelis cultivation
Suggested planting locations and garden types
- Cottage and informal garden
- Low Maintenance
- Flower borders and beds
Generally pest free
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