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Corylus cornuta

Corylus cornuta - Beaked Hazel

More About Corylus cornuta

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

Interesting Notes:

Native to Ontario

Zone:

4

Height:

250-300 cm

Spread:

200-250 cm

Colour:

Red
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Beaked Hazel 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. Not particularly suited to most landscapes.


Corylus cornuta Characteristics

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

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average
Average to Dry Soils

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Fruit
Deciduous

Flowering Time

Early Spring

Habit

Spreading
Clumping
Multi-stem/Clump form
Upright

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Woodland/woods edge
Naturalizing
Screening (privacy)

 Suitable Substitutions for Corylus cornuta

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Corylus americana

American Hazelnut