Corylus americana


Common Name: American hazel
Plant Type:Shrubs
Light (original): part sun to shade
Light Requirements: Part Sun, Shade
Height:5 to 12 feet
Width:4 to 8 feet
Duration:Perennial
Habitat:Woodland
Soil Type:moist to dry
Soil Moisture:Dry, Mesic
Seed Ripens:late summer to fall
USDA Zones:4 to 8
Flower Colour:male - catkins, female - insignificant
Bloom Time:late winter to early spring
Comments:Wildlife love the nuts. Lovely fall colour.
Germination:Seed is hydrophyllic, intolerant of dry storage.
Seed will germinate upon being shifted to 70°F after 90-140 days of moist, cold stratification at 40°F.
Germination Notes:
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Picture Copyright: John Oyston