Harry Lauder's Walking Stick
Corylus avellana 'Contorta' (Own Root)
Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
|Botanical Pronunciation||KOR-ih-lus av-el-AY-nuh|
|Average Size at Maturity||Slowly reaches 10 to 15 ft. tall and wide.|
|Bloom Time||Winter to Early Spring|
|Flower Attribute||Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Asian/Zen, Contemporary, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Container, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Specimen, Woodland Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Soil Needs||All-Purpose Plant Food|
|Special Feature||Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Waterwise, Year-round Interest|
|Watering Needs||Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.|
|Key Feature||Intriguing Twisted Stems|
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