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Fragrant Winterhazel

Corylopsis glabrescens

Also known as

Buttercup Hazel, Witch hazel

Corylopsis glabrescens - fleurs-2 by Denis.prévôt (CC BY-SA 3.0)

Partial Shade
Light watering
Frost Hardy

H5

RHS hardiness

-15°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

8m

Max

4m

4m

Min

2.5m

20 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Fragrant Winterhazel Overview

Deciduous shrub or tree that grows to a maximum height of around 8 m, spreading widthways to a maximum of around 4m. Foliage is ovate and grey coloured on the underside. Flowers are scented, bell-shaped and pale yellow coloured.

How to propagate Fragrant Winterhazel

Cuttings

Softwood cuttings in summer.

Seed

Seed in autumn.

Other uses of Fragrant Winterhazel

Grown for the fragrant, yellow flowers which are produced before hazel-like leaves emerge.