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

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

Plant details

Botanical name

Hamamelis x intermedia 'Westerstede'

Other names

Witch hazel 'Westerstede'

Genus

Hamamelis Hamamelis

Variety or Cultivar

'Westerstede' _ 'Westerstede' is a deciduous shrub with green, serrated leaves that turn yellow in autumn, and pale yellow, spider-like flowers with four, long, narrow petals in early summer.


Hamamelis x intermedia 'Westerstede' is: Deciduous

Fragrance

Flowers are fragrant.

Habit

Ascending branches, Upright

Flower

Pale-yellow in Spring

Foliage

Bright-green in Spring; Yellow in Autumn

How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest-free.

Coral spot Coral spot

General care

Propagation methods

Budding, Grafting


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Where to grow

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

Other names

Witch hazel 'Westerstede'

Genus

Hamamelis Hamamelis

Variety or Cultivar

'Westerstede' _ 'Westerstede' is a deciduous shrub with green, serrated leaves that turn yellow in autumn, and pale yellow, spider-like flowers with four, long, narrow petals in early summer.

Foliage

Deciduous

Fragrance

Flowers are fragrant.

Habit

Ascending branches, Upright


Colour

Flower

Pale-yellow in Spring

Foliage

Bright-green in Spring; Yellow in Autumn


How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest-free.

Specific diseases

Coral spot

General care

Propagation methods

Budding, Grafting


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

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