General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 2 -45.6 °C (-50 °F) to -42.8 °C (-45°F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 8 to 16 feet but can reach heights to 45 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Fruit: Edible to birds
Other: 3/4 to 1 inch dry hard shells encasing globose to ovoid nuts.
Fruiting Time: Fall
Flowers: Showy
Other: 3 to 5 inch long catkins
Flower Color: Yellow
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Spring
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Edible Parts: Fruit
Eating Methods: Raw
Wildlife Attractant: Birds
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Miscellaneous: Monoecious


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