Corylopsis pauciflora
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Corylopsis pauciflora

winter hazel

  family hamamelidaceae 
  genus corylopsis 

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Genus  Corylopsis Species  pauciflora Variety  Cultivar  Common names  winter hazel Family  HAMAMELIDACEAE Specimen number  S11815 Data source  HtZn p101;Frgnt p120
Life cycle
Life form  Terrestrial Life cycle  Woody perennial Life span  5 - 20 years Annual cycle  Depends on climate Stature  Shrub Growth form  Various Growth habit  Not applicable Overall height  4' - 15' Overall spread   
Sunshine  Full sun to full shade Water  Moist, well drained Optimal soil texture  Various Acceptable soil pH  Soil pH 05-06 USDA hardiness  USDA zones 05a-09b AHS heat zones  Heat zones 09-02 Sunset climate zones  Not classified
Suitable for gardens  yes Nursery  Unknown Compost  no Size at acquisition  Unknown Garden location  Unknown Garden notes  The flowers of Corylopsis pauciflora have a faintly cowslip scented aroma. Winter hazel can survive cold winters where the average annual low is -20� Fahrenheit. This plant needs summer days with high heat. This species likes full sun to full shade. It needs soil that is moist, well drained.
Special qualities
Tolerates drought  no Tolerates high humidity  no Tolerates seaside conditions  no Insect resistant  no Disease resistant  no Deer resistant  no Best uses    Symbiosis  Attracts butterflies  no Attracts hummingbirds  no Autumn foliage  no Colorful berries  no Desirable qualities    Other interest    Other interest color  Other interest period   
Adverse factors
Common pests  Poisonous parts  Poisonous indications  Internal poison  no Dermatologic poison  no Livestock poison  no Mechanical injury  no Hay fever pollen    Hay fever season    Adverse qualities   
Herbal medicine
Medicinal properties  Medicinal parts  Has medicinal uses  no Do not self-administer  no Do no use if pregnant  no Legally restricted  no Toxicity precautions  Medicinal notes 
Traditional uses
Parts used  Traditional uses  Contemporary uses  Fragrance  fragrant flowers. scented like cowslip Fragrance parts  Flowers Fragrance intensity  Faint Fragrance category  Cowslip Dye parts  Dye color 
Propagule  Various Pollination method    Planting style    Crop spacing    Row spacing    Cold frame  Planting period    Harvesting period    Frost tolerance  Tender Heat requirement    Fertilizer  Typical Time to harvest 
Is edible  no Culinary uses  Nutritional value  Edible parts  Description of edible parts Flavor / texture 
Horticulture notes  Corylopsis pauciflora is thought to originate from Asia.
Tag needs printing  no Collection notes  Corylopsis pauciflora is a woody perennial. Flowers: Winter hazel has drooping panicles of bell-shaped flowers. The blossoms are usually a yellow color.

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