Form and Growth Characteristics: Plant Type - ShrubGrowth Rate - Medium to fastMature Height - 15-18'Mature Width - 10-12' wideLongevity - 50-100 years
Ornamental Characteristics: Flower - Monoecious male in catkins 1.5-3." long yellowish brown in March. Female inconspicuous rich red.Fruit - Involucre 1” long, containing a nut 0.50" long, September - October.Leaf - Fall Color - Usually of negligible importance, muddy-yellow sometimes red tint.Bark - Young branches glandular-pubescent brownOther Features - Twisted branches. Squirrels love the nuts. Probably not a good choice for smaller landscapes.Possible Use - Season Of Interest -
Culture and Care: Care Requirements - Transplant balled/burlapped or container grown in well drained loamy soil, full sun to light shade. Tends to sucker needs to be pruned.Native Habitat - New England to Saskatchewan, south to Florida. Zones 4-9.Diseases and Insects - Blight, crown gall, black knot leaf spots, Japanese leaf hopper, scales. No extensive problems.Strength - Weakness -Plants of this taxon:
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 americana.