Growing guide

How to grow witch hazel

With flowers that light up even the gloomiest winter day, this easy-to-grow shrub likes a sunny spot. The small tassel-like blooms, in vivid yellow or fiery orange, are strung along the bare branches and waft their heady fragrance across the garden.

Quick facts

  • Winter-flowering shrubs
  • Fragrant, spider-like flowers
  • Good for autumn colour
  • Prefers acid to neutral soil
  • Best in sun or partial shade
  • Low maintenance; they don’t need regular pruning

All you need to know

Before you get started
Ongoing care
Pruning and training
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