Corylus avellana 'Contorta'
Also called Harry Lauder's Walking Stick
More About Corylus avellana 'Contorta'
- Male flowers are brown, decorative catkins before the leaves
- Female flowers are 2-3 mm and carmine-red
- Textured, round, green leaves are almost vertical
- Grown for its gnarly twigs, visible after leaf drop
- Bloom Time: Spring
- Flower Size: 8 cm
Corkscrew Hazel Growing and Maintenance Tips
Corkscrew hazel requires a moist, well-drained soil. Removal of root suckers may be necessary.
Corylus avellana 'Contorta' Characteristics
Soil MoistureMoist to Average
Flowering TimeEarly Spring