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Hamamelis vernalis 'Sandra' (Witch hazel 'Sandra')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
4m
Max height
4m
Max spread
10-20 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Hamamelis vernalis 'Sandra'

Other names

Witch hazel 'Sandra'

Genus

Hamamelis Hamamelis

Variety or Cultivar

'Sandra' _ 'Sandra' is a large, rounded, open, deciduous shrub ovate, veined, mid-green leaves, purple when young, turning orange and red in autumn. Fragrant, spider-like, deep yellow flowers bloom on bare branches in late winter and early spring.


Hamamelis vernalis 'Sandra' is: Deciduous

Fragrance

Flowers are strongly fragrant.

Habit

Open stems, Rounded

Flower

Dark-yellow in Spring; Dark-yellow in Winter

Foliage

Green, Purple in Spring; Green in Summer; Red, Orange, Yellow in Autumn

How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest-free.

Coral spot Coral spot

General care

Pruning

Pruning group 1

Propagation methods

Budding, Grafting


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Where to grow

Hamamelis vernalis 'Sandra' (Witch hazel 'Sandra') will reach a height of 4m and a spread of 4m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, Cottage/Informal, Low Maintenance, Woodland

Cultivation

Plant in moist, free-draining soil in full sun or dappled shade, however too much shade will reduce flowering. Will tolerate deep, humus-rich soils over chalk.

Soil type

Clay, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

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Botanical name

Hamamelis vernalis 'Sandra'

Other names

Witch hazel 'Sandra'

Genus

Hamamelis Hamamelis

Variety or Cultivar

'Sandra' _ 'Sandra' is a large, rounded, open, deciduous shrub ovate, veined, mid-green leaves, purple when young, turning orange and red in autumn. Fragrant, spider-like, deep yellow flowers bloom on bare branches in late winter and early spring.

Native to

Garden origin

Foliage

Deciduous

Fragrance

Flowers are strongly fragrant.

Habit

Open stems, Rounded


Colour

Flower

Dark-yellow in Spring; Dark-yellow in Winter

Foliage

Green, Purple in Spring; Green in Summer; Red, Orange, Yellow in Autumn


How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest-free.

Specific diseases

Coral spot

General care

Pruning

Pruning group 1

Propagation methods

Budding, Grafting


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Hamamelis vernalis 'Sandra' (Witch hazel 'Sandra') will reach a height of 4m and a spread of 4m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, Cottage/Informal, Low Maintenance, Woodland

Cultivation

Plant in moist, free-draining soil in full sun or dappled shade, however too much shade will reduce flowering. Will tolerate deep, humus-rich soils over chalk.

Soil type

Clay, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 9, Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6, Zone 5

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