General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Tree
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)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 12-20 feet
Plant Spread: 12-16 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Broadleaf
Fruit: Other: Clusters of 1/2 to 1 inch long ovate-oblong nuts enclosed in a lobed, tubular husk.
Fruiting Time: Late summer or early fall
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Flower Color: Red
Yellow
Other: Pale yellow male catkins 2-3 inches long; bright red female flowers are 1/8 inch long
Bloom Size: Under 1"
1"-2"
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Will Naturalize
Edible Parts: Seeds or Nuts
Eating Methods: Raw
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Pollinators: Wind
Miscellaneous: Monoecious

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Common names
  • Large Filbert
  • Filbert

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Location: Bea’s garden
Date: 2023-09-15
Location: Bea’s garden
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Location: Bea’s garden
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Location: Bea’s garden
Date: 2023-09-15
Location: Bea’s garden
Date: 2023-09-15
Location: Bea’s garden
Date: 2023-09-15
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Date: 2006-09-11
photo credit: Fritz Geller-Grimm
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Date: 2012-11-19

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