Synonyms: Fothergilla latifolia, Fothergilla monticola
This (large) witch alder is a special plant that originates in the USA. It is popular among collectors as well as garden designers who want to incorporate a nice and interesting shrub that is almost maintenance-free into their projects for beautiful gardens.
It grows slowly, forming a rounded shrub. Pruning is not needed. Witch alder loves evenly moist but well-drained, medium fertile, acid soil. Sunny location or light semi-shade is best. Fully hardy to about -27°C (USDA zone 5), possibly a little more.
Size/type: medium-sized shrub
Usual height: 1-2.5m
Usual width: 1-2m
Leaves: evergreen broadleaf
Colour of leaves: green
Colour of flowers: white
Blooming time: april - may
Location: full to partial sun
Usda zone (lowest): 5 (down to -29°c)
Belongs to categories: deciduous broadleaf
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