European Filbert (Corylus avellana)

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Leaves: Deciduous
Fruit: Showy
Edible to birds
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Other: male flowers: yellowish white - female flowers: red
Flower Time: Late winter or early spring
Uses: Provides winter interest
Edible Parts: Seeds or Nuts
Eating Methods: Raw
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Pollinators: Wind
Conservation status: Least Concern (LC)

Conservation status:
Conservation status: Least Concern

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By dave on July 5, 2014

Let's open Trees and Shrubs week with a list of the most popular of these woody plants in our database. There are a lot of great plants in this list!

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Posted by Marilyn (Kentucky - Zone 6a) on Aug 27, 2013 3:21 AM

The hazelnut (Corylus avellana) is the state nut of Oregon.

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Plant Events from our members
AndreA33 On February 7, 2017 Bloomed
First tree to flower in my garden.
AndreA33 On April 10, 2016 Transplanted
Passage de 2 pots au verger avec apport de compost.
AndreA33 On November 25, 2015 Obtained plant
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