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Red Dragon Ornamental Hazelnut

Corylus avellana 'Red Dragon' PP #20,694

SKU
40206
Vibrant burgundy-red foliage is held long into the season but eventually fades to green and then yellow-gold in fall. Mature plants bear long dangling burgundy catkins in winter on spiraling corkscrew stems. Resistant to eastern filbert blight. Deciduous.
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Once established, needs only occasional watering.

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Average Size at MaturitySlowly reaches 6 to 8 ft. tall and 3 to 5 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeWinter
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorRed
Foliage ColorBurgundy
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Contemporary, Rustic
Growth RateSlow
Landscape UseContainer, Firescaping/Firewise, Woodland Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Special FeatureDramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Improved Disease Resistance, Improved Pest and Disease Resistance, Year-round Interest
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsOnce established, needs only occasional watering.
Companion PlantsBirch (Betula); Arborvitae (Thuja); Beautyberry (Callicarpa); Dogwood (Cornus); Sumac (Rhus)

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.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 3-9

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