Harry Lauder's Walking Stick (Corylus avellana 'Red Majestic')

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4b -31.7 °C (-25 °F) to -28.9 °C (-20 °F)
Plant Height: 7 feet
Plant Spread: 7 feet
Leaves: Good fall color
Unusual foliage color
Deciduous
Other: Leaves are a deep purple/red in spring, dark green with a purple flush in summer, red in fall.
Fruit: Showy
Edible to birds
Fruiting Time: Late summer or early fall
Flowers: Showy
Other: Catkins
Flower Color: Pink
Other: Burgundy/pink
Flower Time: Late winter or early spring
Other: Catkins appear late winter to early spring, before the leaves appear.
Uses: Provides winter interest
Edible Parts: Seeds or Nuts
Eating Methods: Raw
Cooked
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Birds
Other Beneficial Insects
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Pollinators: Wind

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christine2 On May 4, 2017 Plant Ended (Removed, Died, Discarded, etc)
South Path, disease
christine2 On May 1, 2008 Obtained plant
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