Fothergilla major

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 Fothergilla major subsp. var.  Large fothergilla
Fothergilla major (Witch alder).JPG
Habit: shrub
Height: to
Width: to
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Height: 5 ft to 10 ft
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Lifespan: perennial
Bloom: early spring, mid spring, late spring, early summer, mid summer, late summer
Exposure: sun
Features: flowers
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USDA Zones: 5 to 9
Sunset Zones:
Flower features: white
Hamemelidaceae > Fothergilla major var. ,

Fothergilla major is a species of flowering plant in the Hamamelidaceae family.

Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture

Fothergilla major, Lodd. (F. alnifolia. Var. major, Sims). Upright shrub of dense pyramidal habit: lvs. oval or obovate, cordate or truncate at the base, sinuately dentate above the middle or nearly entire, dark green and somewhat glossy above, glaucous and more or less stellate-pubescent below, at least on the veins, of firm texture, 2 ½ -5 in. long: fls. like in the preceding species. April, May. Known only from cult, plants. — This species is superior to the former on account of its dense, pyramidal habit.

F. parviflora, Kearney. Closely related to F. gardenii. Lower and stoloniferous: lvs. nearly orbicular, rounded or cordate at the base, toothed from below the middle. N. C. to Fla. CH

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