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Other common names
Veitch winter hazel
Corylopsis are deciduous shrubs or small trees, with simple, toothed leaves and nodding racemes of small, usually fragrant, bell-shaped pale yellow flowers in early spring
C. sinensis var. calvescens f. veitchiana is a large deciduous shrub with narrowly ovate leaves and small light yellow flowers in drooping racemes to 4cm in length, on bare shoots; anthers red
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect South-facing or West-facing or East-facing
MoistureWell-drained, Moist but well-drained
SoilSand, Clay, Loam
Time to ultimate height
Will grow in acidic soil in a shady position but may need some protection as late frosts can damage the flowers
Propagate by seed sown in containers in autumn in an open frame, softwood cuttings in summer or layering in autumn
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Flower borders and beds
Cottage & Informal Garden
Pruning Pruning group 1 immediately after flowering
Pests Generally pest free
Generally disease free
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