Medium to Fast
Full Sun, Partial Sun/Shade
Acidic, Alkaline, Clay, Drought, Loamy, Moist, Rich, Sandy, Well Drained
The nuts produced by this shrub are a preferred by squirrels, deer, turkey, woodpeckers, pheasants, grouse, quail and jays. The male catkins are a food staple of ruffed grouse throughout the winter.
It is also known as the American filbert.