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Fothergilla major (Witch Alder)

Type Tree, Shrub (Multi-stemmed Plant), Deciduous, Flowering
Form Compact Rounded Tree
Size Small Tree (1.5 to 3m height)
Colours White Flowers (Spring), Medium green Foliage
Care Low/Easy Maintenance
Hardiness Frost hardy
Growth Slow Growing Plant
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Strengths, Weaknesses & Design Usage

Strengths of Fothergilla major:

  • Scented blossom
  • Attractive autumn colour
  • Provides valuable winter interest

Weaknesses of Fothergilla major

  • Will not tolerate exposed, cold or hot and sunny locations
  • Does not tolerate very dry or very wet soils

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View other shrubs with white flowers, or shrubs with medium green foliage