Genus of the Week: Hamamelis
Excerpt from Jess's MaxList . . .
Will's post on the tall and girthy Hamamelis virginiana . . .
Will's updated measurement in 2011 . . .Near it was the tall witch-hazel. Its 24.4 inch girth supported a tip 53' high! The previous record was 47.3'.
http://www.nativetreesociety.org/specie ... shrubs.htm
Please reply with these measurement details if you think you've measured a specimen displaying the growth potential (Height, Girth, Spread, or Volume) of the species. Please include photos when possible.Nearby we remeasured the tallest witch-hazel at 51.4' with the Nikon. I think I had it over 53' before.
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USDA Plants Database: http://plants.usda.gov/core/profile?symbol=HAMAM
vTree Fact Sheets:
http://dendro.cnre.vt.edu/dendrology/sy ... .cfm?ID=50
http://dendro.cnre.vt.edu/dendrology/sy ... cfm?ID=516