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6th January 2021. In line with the current government lockdown rules, Burncoose Nurseries is closed to visitors. However at present we are able to offer click and collect to local customers. This will be weekdays only, not weekends. Mail order is continuing as normal. However please allow extra time for the couriers to deliver, once despatched from us. Sorry to say that some depots are experiencing high volumes of traffic, also staff shortages.

FOTHERGILLA

Commonly known as American witch hazel, Dwarf alder

From the USA, also called witch alder. In the witch hazel family.

Genus of 2 species of deciduous, low-growing shrubs found in woodland and swamps in southeastern USA.

Further Reading....

  • Deciduous - shrubs
  • Full sun - for more flowers and better autumn colour.
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - named after John Fothergill (1712-1780), English physician. Grown for their fragrant bottlebrush-like flowers, which appear before the leaves, and attractive autumn colour.
  • Pests & Diseases - none
  • Place of origin - southeastern USA.
  • Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Scented Plants - Scented flowers -
  • Soil Conditions - Acid / ericaceous loving -
  • Fertile moist well-drained soil - humus- rich
Fothergilla - Growing Guide

Buy Varieties of FOTHERGILLA

FOTHERGILLA gardenii

FOTHERGILLA gardenii  >


Commonly known as: American witch hazel, Dwarf witch alder.
White bottlebrush-like flowers and excellent autumn colour
£37.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

FOTHERGILLA x intermedia 'Blue Shadow'

FOTHERGILLA x intermedia 'Blue Shadow'  >


Commonly known as: American witch hazel, Dwarf alder.
A new introduction from the US with grey-blue summer foliage and rich red autumn colour. Grows to around 5-6 feet tall with a similar spread. Will tolerate sun or shade
£35.00 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

FOTHERGILLA x intermedia 'Red Licorice'

FOTHERGILLA x intermedia 'Red Licorice'  >


Commonly known as: American witch hazel, Dwarf alder.
A wonderful new introduction with intense orange-red autumn colour and cream scented flowers
£35.00 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

 
 AWARD

FOTHERGILLA major  >


Commonly known as: American witch hazel, Dwarf alder.
(syn. Monticola) - white flowers before the leaves emerge, brilliant autumn colour
Small £16.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant
Large £30.00 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

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