Harry Lauder's Walking Stick
Corylus avellana 'Contorta' (Own Root)
|Description||A unique deciduous shrub treasured for its interesting gnarled and twisted branches. It has terrific foliage color in fall, and showy greenish yellow catkins that brighten the winter scene. A thrilling specimen for winter landscapes. Adapts well to large containers. Will not produce suckers common from the understock of grafted plants.|
|Watering||Water when top 3 inches of soil is dry.|
|Blooms||Winter to early spring|
|Mature Size||Slowly reaches 10 to 15 ft. tall and wide.|
|Companion Plants||Dappled Willow (Salix integra); Arborvitae (Thuja); Beautyberry (Callicarpa); Dogwood (Cornus); Sumac (Rhus)|
|Care||Grows best in organically rich, well-drained soils. Water deeply and regularly during the first few growing seasons to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency, once established. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 3-9
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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly
100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr.
in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.
We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.