Hamamelis Rubin

 

Hamamelis Rubin is a large upright shrub or small tree, provides excellent winter interest for any garden. Produces slightly scented, ruby red flowers in late winter/early spring. The leaves turn a beautiful shade of yellow flushed with orange in the Autumn before they fall. Prefers sun/light shade. Eventual Height and Spread 4m x 3m.

 

 

Plant in fertile well drained soil in a sheltered site. Full Sun / Partial Shade. Hardy

 

General Shrub Planting and care

  • Water the pot thoroughly and allow to drain fully.
  • If the Shrub is being planted in a lawn remove a circle of turf.
  • Dig a hole twice the size of the pot being planted and fork over the base. Adding a bucketful of planting compost.
  • Remove the pot gently, if well rooted cut off the pot.
  • Position used. Ensure that the top of the Root ball is level with the surrounding soil.
  • Replace the remaining soil and heel in, water the Shrub and area thoroughly.
  • Water regular until Shrub is established.
  • Apply some general fertiliser every spring.