Size: see below
Exposure: filtered to full sun
Growing Conditions: best in well-drained acidic soil. Drought tolerant when established
Comments: Flowering occurs around March and before leaves appear. As a member of the Witch hazel family it has clusters of small, red flowers held against the limbs. Leaves emerge a glossy green and remain this color throughout the growing season. Fall brings a kaleidoscope of color, beginning with the oranges, yellows, and reds these turn to dark burgundy-red and some of the deepest purple leaves you'll see on any tree. Truly outstanding. A native to China its availability in the States is somewhat recent and still rarely available.