Corylus americana
(American hazelnut)
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Category: Shrubs and Small Trees

Height: 10 – 16 feet


Spread:  10 feet


Location: Sides, Top of Berm


Native Status: NE


Fruit: nut in papery husk; late summer into fall


Comments & Cautions:
high habitat value; tough and interesting plant


Recommended For:

  • Bioretention and Rain Gardens

This plant prefers that the level of moisture in your soil be: Moist or Average or Dry

This plant prefers Loam or Clay soil.

The plant DOES NOT have a salt tolerance.


Bloom and Interest Season:

Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
June
July
Aug
Sept
Oct
Nov
Dec

Plant Form

rounded; suckering to form spreading colonies

Foliage

medium to large, toothed, dark green leaves; good fall color potential; bold texture

Flowers

showy male catkins, tiny female flowers in April

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