Witch Hazel Tree

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Latin Name- Hamamelis Virginiana Hardy Zone- 3-9 Mature Height- 15-30ft Width- 15-25ft Sun Or Shade- Full Sun

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Witch Hazel Tree - Hamamelis virginiana

The Witch Hazel Tree is a terrific tree for the Fall, where it sees the growth of fragrant Yellow flowers and a yellow to yellow-orange foliage. However, Witch Hazel Tree foliage is still attractive during all seasons. The Witch Hazel Tree grows in Hardiness Zones 3-8 and is typically grown for visual beauty. The specimen would man a beautiful shrub border for large areas. You can expect the Witch Hazel Tree to grow to a height of 15-30', and a spread of 15-25' at maturity. The Witch Hazel Tree sees height increases of about one to two feet per year. The Witch Hazel Tree prefers acidic, loamy, moist, rich sandy, silty loam, and well-drained soils.

Witch Hazel has many medicinal uses. Witch Hazel ointment and medicines can be made from the leaves. Witch Hazel naturally grows in Nova Scotia west to Ontario Canada, and south to Florida and Texas in the US. Widely used for medicinal uses by the Native Americans. Witch Hazel can be used to treat swelling, inflammations, and tumors. Witch Hazel Tree cannot be sold separately as a consumer product. The distilled witch hazel sold in drug stores and pharmacies typically contain no tannin. It does not produce enough essential oils. The Witch Hazel Tree twigs can be used as diving rods, or just hazel twigs can be used in England. One can use it as a natural remedy for things such as psoriasis and eczema. Treat insect bites, poison ivy, and hemorrhoids. Its recommended to the woman to help reduce swelling and soothe wounds resulting from childbirth. Witch Hazel Tree grow in clusters of creamy yellow to orange, red flowers which will expand in autumn. The Persian Ironwood is a closely related tree formerly treated as Hamamelis persica.



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