Witch Alder

Fothergilla major

Mountain Witch Alder, Witch-Alder

profile iconFothergilla major (Witch alder)
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profile iconFothergilla major (Witch alder)
by MichaelMaggs (CC BY-SA 2.5)
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Deciduous shrub species commonly grown for its foliage, which displays attractive autumn colouration and also its flowers, which are small, white and produced in short inflorescences before or at the same time as the leaf development.
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Planning

Flowering time

Spring, Summer

Special features

Origin

America, North, America

Environment

Light

Full Sun, Partial Shade, Partial Sun

Soil moisture

Moist

Soil type

Clay, Loam, Sand

Soil PH preference

Acid

Frost hardiness

Hardy

Personality

Family

Hamamelidaceae

Flower colour

White
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