American Hazelnut

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American Hazelnut

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$11.95

American Hazelnut (Corylus americana) is a native shrub that offers clusters of sweet, edible nuts. Its rounded leaves and cascading branches make it a delightful addition to gardens. In spring, its catkins sway gracefully, heralding the arrival of warmer days. As summer progresses, the shrub is adorned with hazelnuts, ready to be harvested and savored.

1-2′ Bareroot Seedling

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Environmental Requirements

Cold Tolerance: USDA Zone 4-9
Soil pH: 5.0-7.5
Soil Type: Well-drained
Water Requirements: Moderate, consistent moisture
Sunlight Requirements: Full sun to partial shade
Drought Tolerance: Moderate
Heat Tolerance: Moderate
Chilling Hours: None

Size and Spacing

Plant Size: 10-15′ tall, 8-12′ wide
Plant Spacing: 8-12′ apart
Growth Habit: Multi-stemmed, rounded
Rootstock: From Seed

Pollination and Flowering

Pollination Requirements: Requires cross-pollination
Pollination Mechanisms: Wind
Bloom Time: April-May
Flower Color: Yellowish-green

Fruit Characteristics

Nut Size: 0.5″
Nut Flavor: Sweet, rich
Nut/Husk Color and Appearance Brown, round, enclosed in leafy husk
Harvest Time: September-October
Yield & Storage: Moderate, store in a cool, dry place
Years to Bear: 4-7

Disease and Pest Susceptibility

Eastern Filbert Blight (Anisogramma anomala): Moderately Resistant
Bacterial Blight (Xanthomonas arboricola pv. corylina): Moderately Resistant
Armillaria Root Rot (Armillaria mellea): Moderately Resistant
Powdery Mildew (Microsphaera alni): Moderately Resistant
Filbertworm (Cydia latiferreana): Moderately Resistant
Hazelnut Aphid (Myzocallis coryli): Moderately Resistant

Additional Plant Characteristics

Growth Habit: Multi-stemmed, rounded
Foliage Color: Green
Fall Color: Yellow-orange
Lifespan: 30-40 years

Additional Information

Toxicity: Non-toxic
Invasive Potential: Low
Native Range: Eastern United States
Nitrogen Fixing: Yes

American Hazelnut

$11.95

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