Plant Care Evergreen Witch Hazel

Evergreen Witch Hazel

About Evergreen Witch Hazel

Distylium hybrids are becoming a popular landscape plant. They are evergreen, compact, disease and insect resistant, and heat and drought tolerant. In its native locations, this specimen has grown to heights of 60' and is considered valuable for its wood content. This wood is used for making musical instruments.

Taxonomy

Distylium racemosum
Distylium
Orchidaceae
Asparagales

How to care for Evergreen Witch Hazel

Water

How often to water your Evergreen Witch Hazel

Water needs for Evergreen Witch Hazel
0.5 cups
every 9

Evergreen Witch Hazel needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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Finding light for Evergreen Witch Hazel in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Evergreen Witch Hazel: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Evergreen Witch Hazel love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Evergreen Witch Hazel does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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Nutrients

How to fertilize Evergreen Witch Hazel

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Evergreen Witch Hazel: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Evergreen Witch Hazel after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

FAQs
Difficulty Level

Evergreen Witch Hazel is generally easy to care for, though some plant parents report facing challenges with growing it. Check out the reviews down below to read more about their experiences!


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Propagation

Care Summary for Evergreen Witch Hazel

Evergreen Witch Hazel


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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