Corylopsis glabrescens

Corylopsis glabrescens
  • BOTANICAL NAME: Corylopsis glabrescens
  • PRONUNCIATION: kor-i-lop'sis gla-bres'enz
  • COMMON NAME: Fragrant Witchhazel
  • FAMILY: Hamamelidaceae
  • NATIVITY: Japan
  • GROWTH HABIT: wide-spreading, dense, multi-stemmed shrub
  • SIZE: 8 to 15' (height) by 8 - 15' (spread).
  • HARDINESS: Zone 5 - 8.
  • CULTURE: well drained soil, prefers full sun to light shade
  • LANDSCAPE USE: early spring flower color and fragrance
  • FOLIAGE: Alternate, simple, ovate, 2 to 4" long sinuate-dentate with bristle-like teeth
  • BUDS: large, sessile, greenish-brown to brown-redish brown composed of 3 glabrous scales
  • BARK: brown
  • FLOWER: Perfect, pale yellow, fragrant, flowers in April before foliage
  • FRUIT: Two-valved, dehiscent capsule
  • PROPAGATION: seeds (difficult) or cuttings
  • PESTS: None serious
  • CULTIVARS: 'Chollipo', 'Longwood Chimes', 'March Jewel'

 

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