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Arbor Day Farm Hazelnut Corylus spp.


  • Arbor Day Farm Hazelnut - Corylus sp.
  • Arbor Day Farm Hazelnut - Corylus sp.
  • Arbor Day Farm Hazelnut - Corylus sp.
  • Arbor Day Farm Hazelnut - Corylus sp.

Average Shipping Height: 2' - 3'
Item #4149
Member Price *
$7.98
Regular Price
$12.00
Quantity

Cannot ship to AK, AZ, HI, OR, WA
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Overview

The Arbor Day Farm Hazelnut grows in zones 3-9.
Hybrid hazelnuts from Arbor Day Farm combine the characteristics of two North American native species — American and beaked — and the European hazel. Originally crossbred in Minnesota, these shrubs will produce sweet, tasty nuts in approximately 4–5 years. Hazelnut shrubs also have a high wildlife value — providing food, nesting, and cover for many birds and mammals.

  • Produces sweet nuts in 4–5 years
  • Features a dense, multi-stemmed form
  • Plant two trees for pollination
  • Will be delivered at a height of 2'–3'


Your Shrub’s Personality

Mature Height

10'–15'

Mature Spread

N/A–10'

Growth Rate

Medium to Fast

Shape

Rounded

Sun Preference

Full Sun,

Soil Preference

Acidic, Clay, Loamy, Moist, Rich, Sandy, Well-drained,

Wildlife Value

The nuts are a favorite food with squirrels, deer, wild turkeys, pheasants, grouse, blue jays and others. The shrub provides nesting and cover for many birds and mammals. Bats use hazelnut bushes for daytime roosting.

History/Lore

These hybrids were initially developed in Minnesota. Research continues at Arbor Day Farm and across the country to find the best hybrid traits, efficient harvesting methods, and reliable commercial markets that will allow the Arbor Day Farm hazelnut to become a viable large-scale agricultural crop.

Planting Instructions




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