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Fothergilla major
Witch Alder

Fothergilla major
Fothergilla major
Fothergilla major
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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.

Supplied Size: 3L pot (approx 3 - 4 years old, 25 - 40 cm tall)

  • 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.


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