How to grow Fothergilla major

Fothergilla major growing shrub‎ of the genus Fothergilla also known as Mountain witch alder, Fothergilla major perennial deciduous plant, also used as ornamental fragrant plant, can grow in temperate or subtropical climate and growing in hardiness zone 4-8.

Leaves color green and in the autumn turn to red, in oval shape.

Fothergilla major flower

Flower fragrant color white in bottle brush shape and petals like needle.

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How to grow Fothergilla major growing and care:

Cold winter

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative reproduction

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?

Difficulties or problems when growing:

Planting season:
Winter / Spring / Summer

Pests and diseases:

Pruning season:

How to prune:
Just for design

Size of the plant?
1.5-2.5m, 5-9 feet

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing

Water requirement:
Average amount of water / Big amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade

Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season?
Spring / Summer

General information about the flower:
Bottle brush shape and petals like needle in white color

Scientific name:

Fothergilla major

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