A sunny start to the spring with nice yellow leaves that hold their color for much of summer. Same vigor as the species. Large, upright bush habit.
Corylus americana, commonly called American Filbert or Hazelnut, is a North American native shrub. Monoecious (separate male and female flowers on the same plant). In spring, male flowers appear in showy, 2-3" long, yellow-brown catkins and female flowers are inconspicuous. Female flowers give way to 1/2", edible nuts which are covered in interesting looking husk-like, leafy, ragged-edged bracts. Nuts may be eaten, but are often left for wildlife to enjoy. Variable fall color, sometimes develops shades of red, orange, purple to yellow-green. Selected by Roy G. Klehm. Grow Corylus SundropsTM in shrub borders or as a focal point.
Size: 9-12' tall, 6-9' wide in 10 years. Plant zones: 4-9. Code: 3COYSUN.
Genus/Common Name:Corylus/Filbert, Hazelnut Light Requirements:
full sun/partial shade Container Size:2.59qt/2.45L
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