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Corylus americana

Also called American Filbert


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Corylus americana - American Hazelnut

Corylus americana - American Hazelnut

More About Corylus americana

  • Male flowers are brown, decorative catkins before the leaves appear
  • Female flowers are small and red
  • Edible fruit emerges white, turning to brown in the summer,
  • Textured green leaves turn yellow, orange, and red in the fall
  • Upright, rounded habit
  • Bloom Time: Spring
  • Flower Size: 8 cm

Interesting Notes:

Native to Ontario

Zone:

4

Height:

4-5 m

Spread:

2-3 m

Colour:

Red
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American Hazelnut Growing and Maintenance Tips

This plant requires a moist, well-drained soil. Removal of root suckers may be necessary to prevent thicket-like growth. Tolerant of adverse conditions, including soils with high pH.


Corylus americana Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Native to Ontario
Native to Ontario

Soil Moisture

Moist to Average
Well-drained
Average to Dry Soils

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Fruit
Deciduous
Fall Color

Flowering Time

Early Spring

Habit

Rounded
Upright

Foliage Color

Green (dark)

Landscape uses

Naturalizing
Screening (privacy)
Woodland/woods edge

 Suitable Substitutions for Corylus americana

Corylus cornuta

Corylus cornuta

Beaked Hazel

Corylus avellana

Corylus avellana

Common Filbert