Growing Calendar for Hamamelis mollis -Chinese witch hazel- Shrub
Delivery: Mid October to Late March
Winter scent and autumn foliage colour.
Add Instant Impact with these Autumn and Winter Interest shrubs.
Our shrubs are supplied as well established potted plants. Potted shrubs can be planted at any time as long as soil is workable
Hamamelis mollis is commonly known as Chinese witch hazel. It has spidery perfumed flowers that appear on bare branches. They light up the winter garden when colour and scent are in short supply.
Witch hazels are deciduous shrubs or small trees that lose their leaves in autumn, but before they drop the leaves are often brilliantly coloured.
Plant into well-cultivated, weed free soil. Dig a hole large enough to take the plant's roots. Gently knock the shrub out of its pot (keeping the soil around the roots intact) and plant so the stem is at the same level in the ground as it was in the pot. Fill around with soil and firm in gently. Water to settle the soil around the plant.
Hamamelis is naturally a well shaped shrub - no special pruning is required.
Period of interest: Winter flowers and Autumn foliage colour
Height 3m /10ft
The plants arrived on schedule and in good condition and in two litre pots but was disappointed that these had been dug up and planted in the pots and had not had time to acclimatise to the pots so when I took them from the pot the compost around them just fell. I think these should have been advertised as such as I feel I paid a good price and would have been more disappointed if I had purchased them without a 20% discount.
Shrubs offer visual interest all year round – whether in full leaf, full bloom or with bare stems set against the winter sky.
If you want to add height to your garden and increase the vertical interest consider planting a tree in your garden. There are trees particularly suited for gardens which don’t grow out of proportion to your property or develop too thick a canopy that blocks out sunlight.
Advice on how to plant bare roots.
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We despatch our fresh, nursery-grown live plants (including vegetables, trees and flowers) when they are at a stage of growth ready for you, the customer, to plant on at home.
The delivery period shown on your order confirmation indicates when you can expect to receive your order and we will endeavour to despatch your plants in this period within 7-14 days