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Fothergilla major


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Plant Facts

Scientific Name Fothergilla major
Common Name(s)
Description Grown mainly for foliage in the fall, however the bloom in the spring is nice. The flowers are small white and honey scented. The leaves turn yellow to orange to purplish red in autumn.
General Comments
Nativity Native to U.S.
Height Range 6 - 9 FT
Spread Range 4 - 6 FT
Flower Showy
Sunset Zones 2 : 3 : 4 : 5 : 6 : 7 : 8 : 9 : 14 : 15 : 16 : 17
USDA Zones
Leaf Color
Leaf Texture Round
Form Shrub
Flower Color White
Flower Time Spring
Ease of Growing
Light Preferences Sun (minimum 8 hours direct sun) : Part Sun
Soil Preferences Acid
Watering Preferences Heavy : Medium
Outstanding Features Fall Color

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