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American Hazelnut Tree

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. Not available in OR, WA.
  • Zone 4 - 8 (-20° F.).
  • Height 10 - 15 feet.
  • Shade Required Full sun to partial shade.

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  • Botanical Name: Corylus americana
  • Height: 10 - 15 feet.
  • Spacing: 10 - 15 feet.
  • Depth: Same as in the nursery.
  • Spread: 8 - 10 feet.
  • Sun/Shade: Full sun to partial shade.
  • Pollinator: Plant 2 or more for best pollination.
  • Yield: Approximately 20 - 30 pounds of nuts at maturity.
  • Color: Rich red.
  • Foliage: Rough, dark leaves; turn bronze or crimson in Fall.
  • Blooms: March.
  • Fruit: Clusters of 2 - 6 round, 1/2 inch long nuts with smooth, thick shells.
  • Form: Deciduous. 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.
  • Unable to ship to: AE AK GU HI OR PR

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