Corylus americana / American Hazelnut


A tall shrub, showy twice a year: in early spring when its long elegant catkins expand yellow against the winter landscape, and in fall when its foliage turns rusty ochre and bronze.

Delicious, edible nuts enjoyed by people and wildlife alike.

Height: 6′ – 12′      Blooms: March     Nuts: October

Habitat: Well-drained to moderately drained, sun to shade

Provenance: NJ


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