This plant family is made up of deciduous shrubs, small trees, and a few large trees. When the trees flower you will see berries from the previous year simultaneously on the tree with the new flowers. They are very popular as ornamental plants because of their yellow to reddish-orange flowers.
The plant has astringent properties and is used in a variety of medical treatments. It is used for fighting acne, externally on bruises and swelling, and other home and commercial remedies. Witch Hazel makes a great landscaping plant, and with the many varieties it comes in it shouldn't be hard to find the right one for your garden space.
Zones 3 to 8
Mature Height- 15'to 30'
Mature Width- Varies with plant type
Growth Rate- Moderate
Sunlight- Full sun
Soil conditions- Free draining light soil
Botanical name- Hamamelis
This shrub will grow to be as high as 30 feet. It will grow well in full sunlight. It will also do great in a partially shaded area. This shrub will thrive in moist soil conditions. It will give your lawn or flower garden a beautiful burst of yellow as it blooms. It will look amazing.