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Fothergilla major
Fothergilla major - autumn colour on an established plant
Fothergilla major
Fothergilla major - autumn colour on an established plant

Fothergilla major

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Fothergilla major is an unusual densely branching medium sized shrub grown for its vivid orange red and yellow autumn colours.

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(Witch Alder) A lovely slow-growing shrub native to the United States, Fothergilla major has dark green leaves which turn vibrant shades of red, yellow and orange in autumn before falling. As well as the spectacular autumn colour, this plant has clusters of showy, fragrant white flowers in spring as the new leaves emerge.

  • Position: Full sun or partial shade.
  • Soil: Moist, acid, fertile soil.
  • Hardiness: Hardy.
  • Flowering Period: April - May.
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Rate of Growth: Slow.
  • Habit: Medium sized, densely branching shrub.
    • Height: up to 2.5 m (8 ft)
    • Spread: 2.5 m (8 ft)
  • Notes: Although still slow growing, Fothergilla major usually grows to be a larger garden plant than Fothergilla gardenii.

How Much Sun
Full Sun, Light Shade
Eventual Size
Shrub - Medium (1.5m - 3m)
Growing Conditions
Soil: Acid
Special Features
Autumn Colour, Flowers in Spring, Honey Fungus Resistant, Scented, Suitable for Containers

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