Full sun, Partial sun
Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
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|Botanical Pronunciation||KOR-ih-lus a-mer-ih-KAY-na|
|Lore||Corylus americana is monoecious, meaning it produces separate male and female flowers on the same plant, with both male (tan catkins) and female flowers (red stigma style) being exhibited during flowering season. The nuts of American hazelnut (also known as the American filbert) have a higher nutritional value than acorns and beechnuts.|
|Average Size at Maturity||Reaches 15-18 ft. tall and 10-12 ft. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Showy catkins in spring|
|Flower Attribute||Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Cottage, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Border, Mass Planting, Specimen, Woodland Garden, Wildlife Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Special Feature||Easy Care, Edible, Fall Color, North American Native Selection, Showy Fruit, Bird Friendly|
|Watering Needs||Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.|
Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Watering can be reduced after establishment. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. Will spread by root suckers; clip to prevent spread if desired.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-9