B and T World Seeds' reference number:
USDA average, annual, minimum temperature Zone:5
Type of plant - shrub
Flower: YELLOW to RED, frag.
Foliage: to 12cm., obov.
Height in meters: 2
Common names for Hamamelis vernalis:
is included in the following B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories:
29: Temperate Forest and Woodland Tree and Shrub Seed List
40: Shrub Seed List, Hardy and Tender
55: Fragrant or Aromatic Flower or Foliage Plant Seeds
87: Natives of Central U.S.A.
719: North American Native Ethnobotanicals
Hamamelis vernalis seeds will usually germinate in 270-365 days, even under good conditions germination may be erratic. Normally will only germinate with light so surface sow. Sow seeds about 2mm deep in a Peaty seed sowing mix at about 12°C.
Some Summer fruiting plants have seeds that need warm then cold periods to complete germination.
(3 months at 70#F then place in frig. for 3 months).