Corylus fargesii

Farges' Hazelnut (Filbert)

Form and Growth Characteristics:
Plant Type - Tree
Growth Rate - Fast growing, to 26 feet in 10 years. Straight-trunked and often multistemmed, with horizontal or slightly drooping branches.
Mature Height - Medium Sized tree, 50-80 feet
Mature Width -
Longevity -

Ornamental Characteristics:
Flower - Long flower catkins in May; monoecious; pollinated by wind.
Fruit - The seed ripens in mid to late autumn in a tubular involucre (covering) about 0.5 inches in diameter
Leaf - large, oval, toothed leaves are attractive and disease-free
Fall Color -
Bark - Silvery-gray mottled bark flakes off, revealing reddish-brown and tan underneath
Other Features - Named after botanist and plant collector Paul Guillaume Farges
Possible Use - Specimen tree or grouping. Plant near a path or window where its bark can be viewed and appreciated.
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Culture and Care:
Care Requirements - Best in well-drained, loamy soils of moderate fertility in sun or light shade. Does less well in soils that are too rich or too poor. Better in neutral-to-alkaline soils rather than acidic. Easilly transported even when relatively large.
Native Habitat - Native to the mountain valley forests of western China
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Find Related Plants:
- Other plants with the common name Filbert.
- Other plants of the family Betulaceae.
- Other plants of the genus Corylus.
- Other plants of the species Corylus fargesii.