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witch hazel 'Barmstedt Gold'
Hamamelis × intermedia 'Barmstedt's Gold'
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
'Barmstedt Gold' is a deciduous shrub with hazel-like foliage and large, fragrant, deep golden-yellow flowers on the bare twigs in late winter and early spring; some yellow autumn colour
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect North-facing or East-facing or South-facing or West-facing
MoistureWell-drained, Moist but well-drained
SoilSand, Clay, Loam
Time to ultimate height
Easy to grow in an open but unexposed site. Will tolerate deep, humus-rich soils over chalk
Propagate by simple layering of suitable shoots in spring, by grafting in late winter or by chip budding in late summer
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Flower borders and beds Low Maintenance
Cottage & Informal Garden
Pruning Pruning group 1
Pests Generally pest free
Coral spot and honey fungus may be a problem
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