Witch-Hazel Hamamelis VirginianaWitch-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.