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Hamamelis x intermedia 'Pallida' (Witch hazel 'Pallida')

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

Plant details

Botanical name

Hamamelis x intermedia 'Pallida'

Other names

Witch hazel 'Pallida'

Genus

Hamamelis Hamamelis

Variety or Cultivar

'Pallida' _ 'Pallida' is a large, spreading, deciduous shrub with broad, oval, bright green leaves that turn yellow in autumn and lightly scented, bright sulphur-yellow flowers in late winter.


Hamamelis x intermedia 'Pallida' is: Deciduous

Fragrance

Flowers are fragrant.

Habit

Spreading

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Flower

Pale-yellow in Winter

Foliage

Green in Summer; Yellow in Autumn

How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest-free.

Coral spot Coral spot

General care

Propagation methods

Grafting


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Where to grow

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

Suggested uses

Cottage/Informal, Beds and borders, Low Maintenance

Cultivation

Plant in moist, free-draining soil in full sun or dappled shade, however too much shade will reduce flowering. It dislikes chalky soils.

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

Exposed, Sheltered

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

Hardy (H4)

Companion plants

Botanical name

Hamamelis x intermedia 'Pallida'

Other names

Witch hazel 'Pallida'

Genus

Hamamelis Hamamelis

Variety or Cultivar

'Pallida' _ 'Pallida' is a large, spreading, deciduous shrub with broad, oval, bright green leaves that turn yellow in autumn and lightly scented, bright sulphur-yellow flowers in late winter.

Foliage

Deciduous

Fragrance

Flowers are fragrant.

Habit

Spreading

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Flower

Pale-yellow in Winter

Foliage

Green in Summer; Yellow in Autumn


How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest-free.

Specific diseases

Coral spot

General care

Propagation methods

Grafting


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

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

Suggested uses

Cottage/Informal, Beds and borders, Low Maintenance

Cultivation

Plant in moist, free-draining soil in full sun or dappled shade, however too much shade will reduce flowering. It dislikes chalky soils.

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

Exposed, 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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