American Hazelnut
Hazelnut Tree
Hazelnut Tree
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American Hazelnut

American Hazelnut

Regular price$35.95
  • This American Hazelnut ships in a 1 Gallon Trade Pot | 1 - 2'ft tall
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The Corylus Americana - Hazelnut trees are a nut producing tree often used in coffee creamers and desserts. Typically grows as a multi-stemmed shrub with a rounded top and open, usually wide-spreading base. This tree will start bearing fruit in 2-3 years, producing annual abundant crops of sweet tasting nuts for years to come. The nuts are covered in a husk that is easy to pop off by hand or will fall to the ground once mature in autumn. This tree is monoecious, with seperate male and female flowers present, although blossoms are not big and flashy. The wildlife will love this tree!

Though this tree does have both male and female reproductive organs, it is a self-incompatible tree and will require another nearby to wind pollinated.

Full sun 

Attracts birds, bees and wildlife

Red Female Flowers/ Yellow Male Catkins, non-fragrant

Native to North America

Drought tolerant once established.

Due to California Department of Agriculture, we cannot ship this item to the state of California.

Additional features: Attracts Wildlife, Disease Resistant, Drought Tolerant, Fall Color, Native, Pet Safe, and Attracts Pollinators

This American Hazelnut Tree comes in a 1 Gallon Pot

Size: Mature size can reach up to 18'ft high x 12'ft wide

Light: Prefers full sun, tolerates partial sun

Native to Eastern North America

Chill Hours: Has a chill hours (CU) requirement of 800 - 1,200. (Chill hours are the average hours of air temperature between 32¬į and 45¬į F in a typical winter season.)

Characteristics: Produces small, sweet nuts, need two trees to pollinate.

Growth Rate: Moderate to fast.

Soil, Water, Fertilizer: Average well-draining soil with pH 6.0 -7.0. Water when top two inches of soil are dry. Fertilize in spring.

*We cannot send plants to Alaska or Hawaii.

*Plants ship dormant in winter months.

*Pictures shown are of mature plants.

Requires two or more to cross-pollinate within 65'ft of each other.

This tree will grow like a shrub if not pruned.

Will do best in moist sandy or loamy soil and can even grow in shade, although if you are looking for high yield of nuts, you will want to plant in full sun.

Also known as American Filbert.

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Hardiness zone for this plant: 4 - 9

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Great Purchase. Hope that They Will Grow Fast and Produce Fruits. Thanks

Great Purchase. Hope that They Will Grow Fast and Produce Fruits. Thanks

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