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Witch Hazel 'Rubin'

Hamamelis × intermedia 'Rubin'

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Full Sun
Easy care
Light watering
Frost Hardy


RHS hardiness


Minimum temperature

Expected size








10 years to reach maturity


  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has a mild fragrance

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Hamamelis × intermedia 'Rubin' - Red Witch hazel - supplied in approx 3-5L pot

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Hamamelis × intermedia 'Rubin' - Red Witch hazel - supplied in approx 3-5L pot


Witch Hazel 'Rubin' Overview

Hamamelis × intermedia 'Rubin' is a deciduous shrub with a rounded growth habit that is grown for its late winter display of slightly scented crumped ruby-red flowers that appear on bare branches before the green wrinkled leaves emerge in spring. In addition, this shrub or small tree, also known as Witch Hazel, will provide autumn colour as its oval-shaped foliage turns varying shades of yellow and orange before falling. An easy to grow plant that prefers acidic (ericaceous) soil will thrive in sheltered yet sunny sites and only needs a light prune in spring to remove any damaged, diseased, or crossing branches. This cultivar has earned a Royal Horticultural Society Award of Garden Merit.

How to propagate Witch Hazel 'Rubin'


Carry out in late summer.


Carry out in late winter.

Special features of Witch Hazel 'Rubin'

Attractive flowers

Winter colour

Autumn colour

Other uses of Witch Hazel 'Rubin'

This low maintenance shrub suits being included in informal cottage planting schemes, added to mixed flowers borders providing seasonal and height interest.