With it’s bright spidery scented flowers on bare branches, hamamelis (or Witch Hazel) does look like some type of magic has been hard at work! However, the 'witch' in 'Witch Hazel' is from the Old English word ‘wiche’, meaning bendable or pliant.
Bareroot hamamelises | mid-November to March
Bareroot hamamelises are only available from mid-November to March. You can learn more about the differences between bareroot and potted plants in our advice section.
Potted hamamelises | all year round
Potted hamamelises are available all year, but the best selection, and the best time to plant, is in spring (March to June).