Witch-hazel (Hamamelis virginiana) is found on moist north facing wooded slopes in eastern Iowa.
Hardiness: Zones 3 through 8
Growth Rate: Moderate
Mature Shape: Irregular; Extensive basal branches that spread laterally into an arching dome like form.
Height: 15-30 feet
Width: 15-25 feet
Site Requirements: Wide range of soils and moistures
Flowering Dates: September - October
Seed Dispersal Dates: May - June
Seed Bearing Frequency: Yearly
Seed Stratification: Warm stratification for 2 months at 68°F to 86°F followed by 3 months of prechilling at 34°F to 40°F.