Native to North America, Europe, East Asia.
Hardiness (see References, below) - Zones 4 - 9.
Approx. 50 ft (15 m).
Rich, moist soil. Sun or partial shade. Cut-back after blooming time.
From seeds (germination takes years), or by division of suckers.
Witch Hazel produces highly ornamental and fragrant blooms.
Its essence was, and still is used in remedies for bruises, sore muscles, inflammations, in form of eye drops, skin creams, and other products widely available in pharmacies .
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