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American Hazelnut Tree
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American Hazelnut Tree

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Ideal Where space is Limited

Small size, big production! At just 15 ft. tall, can be used as an attractive shrub-like landscape plant with fiery fall foliage. Nuts are easy to crack and contain small sweet kernels that are delicious for eating fresh and cooking. Harvest from September to October; plant two for pollination purposes.

Zones: 4 - 8 (-20° F.).
Height: 10' - 15'.
Shade Requirement: Full sun to partial shade.

American Hazelnut Tree - 1 - 1½ ft
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American Hazelnut Tree - 2-3 Ft
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American Hazelnut Tree - Quick-Pro™ Potted
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Shipping Details:

We ship this item in Spring. We'll carefully pack and ship your order at the proper planting time for your hardiness zone.

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American Hazelnut Tree Product Details

Botanical Name: Corylus americana

Height: 10' - 15'.

Spacing: 10' - 15'.

Depth: Same as in the nursery.

Spread: 8'- 10'.

Sun/Shade: Full sun to partial shade.

Pollinator: Plant 2 or more for best pollination.

Yield: 20 - 30 pounds of nuts at maturity.

Color: Rich red.

Foliage: Rough, dark leaves; turn bronze or crimson in the Fall.

Blooms: March.

Fruit: Clusters of 2 - 6 round, 1/2 inch long nuts with smooth, thick shells.

Form: Rounded shrub.

Flower Form: 1.5 - 3 inch male catkins in April. Female flowers insignificant.

Soil Requirements: Well-drained, very moist, fertile loam soil; pH adaptable.

Growth Rate: Medium to fast growth.

Size: 1.5 - 3 inches.

Comments: Shells are easy to crack; shell out whole. Plant 2 or more for pollination. Also known as American Filbert'. Annual bearer.

Unable to ship to: AE AK GU HI OR PR


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2013-05-21
Tiny nutmeats
Reviewed By: Christa Stoscheck (Jackson, Tennessee)
These bushes grow very well in TN, but the nutmeats are about the size of a pencil eraser. It took me an hour to get 1/2 cup of nuts shelled. The nuts also have husks and the nuts can be difficult to remove from these. Buy these bushes for wildlife, not practical for human consumption.


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2010-05-06
Nice looking start.
Reviewed By: Greg (Decatur, IL)
I just planted these a month ago so I do not have a lot to comment on. The trees arived and I followed the directions with them. They have all leafed out and look like they are off to a good start. We will have to see how they hold up to the winter weather that we have here, with multiple freeze thaw cycles that are typicle in this region.


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2010-04-29
I'm buying more!
Reviewed By: Rick (New Market, TN)
"Got two ""dead looking sticks"" this spring. Both have trippled in size and look great. Only problem I had was that I did not check them for a few days and insects had damaged them. After a spray they have made a ""weed growth"" spurt. I am fixing to buy several more!"


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2010-01-09
Success
Reviewed By: Angelo (Jackson, Michigan)
I bought mine 4 years ago and had what looked like dead sticks also. I kept at it and they are now 4 ft bushes and produced nuts this fall! Should have a big harvest next year. Don't give up, it sounds like you just need patience


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2009-04-25
Poor
Reviewed By: Jill (Morrison, CO)
"Very disappointed. Was advertised 2-4' tree and I got about a 16"" dead stick. I planted it 2 years ago and it's still a dead stick! DO NOT BUY THIS!"


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2009-04-06
SLOW
Reviewed By: James (Powell, Ohio)
I had the same issue as another person on this thread commented. I received a dead looking stick about two years ago and the stick basically died but a bunch of small branches came out of the bottom. I have been reluctant to prune but at this rate. I really doubt I will see these tress produce anything.


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2008-05-23
hazelnut tree
Reviewed By: T. Eshbach (greenacres, washington)
Bought 2 of these trees last year. looked like dead sticks. kind of died back to smallest/4 inch high plants ever saw. Did make though our winter here. still only 4-5 inches tall. guess I must have patience see what happens. Hope to get nuts before i die.


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2008-05-09
Shipping date disaster
Reviewed By: Mazewalker (Evans, Colorado)
In general, I certainly appreciate Gurneys. However, as proven by my Hazelnut trees, they all to often really goof on their shipping dates. Even by their own posted shipping schedule they shipped my plants at the wrong time. Guess what? They died. But, Gurneys is great as replacing dead plants. They just can't replace the hastle of planting and replanting. Nonetheless, I'll keep using Gurneys. Their pricing, quality, and guarantee to replace are unbeatable.


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2008-04-23
Tough and fast-growing
Reviewed By: Jill McCracken (Bowlus, MN)
I planted 2 small trees of 2 yrs ago. One is getting big and bushy; the other is coming back after being downed by a speeding horse. I got 2 more this month and they arrived in great shape. Too early for outside, but they are tucked into a big grow bag patiently waiting to go out and play/grow.


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2008-02-15
Not necessarily dead.
Reviewed By: Rich (Foreston, MN)
Before you fall into despair that your hazelnut (filbert) trees are dead, give them a chance! I live in the far northern part of the U.S. (zone 3/4) and my 3 year old hazelnut trees (planted at 1 year) are doing great. The first year after planting 12, I mistakenly mowed over 3 of them, and I left them for dead, but a month later, there were leaves on the stems that were left, and they quickly recovered. Also, a large truck ran over another of my hazelnut trees after the second year, and (again left for dead) that one also quickly recovered. Hazelnut trees are suprisingly durable!!


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2007-07-23
More dead trees
Reviewed By: Jim B (Nesconset, NY)
Like the previous poster I ordered my trees in mid-winter. Gurney's shipped them at a time when the ground was frozen solid and impossible to plant. The trees, as might be expected, died. Gurney's was quick to replace them but this time shipped them during summer heat. They spent two weeks in the back rooms of our various Post Offices and again, did not survive. I've given up on the Nut trees from Gurney's. The blueberries and rhubarb I got in the same order are doing well. They must be tougher plants.


American Hazelnut Tree - 1 - 1½ ft
  • 08715
  • Quantity
  • Price

  • For each offer ordered, get 1 tree.
  • $11.99
American Hazelnut Tree - 2-3 Ft
  • 08719
  • Quantity
  • Price

  • For each offer ordered, get 1 tree.
  • Out of Stock
American Hazelnut Tree - Quick-Pro™ Potted
  • 79468
  • Quantity
  • Price

  • For each offer ordered, get 1 tree.
  • Out of Stock


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