American Hazelnut


  • Native to Van Buren County
  • Attracts wildlife
  • Produces nuts
  • Good for privacy
  • Requires cross-pollination
  • Deer tolerant


Height: 10ft-18ft
Spread: 10ft-18ft
Water Needs: Medium to Wet
Soil Needs: Sand, Loam, Clay
Growth Rate: Medium

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American Hazelnut
Description American hazelnut (Corylus americana), also known as American filbert, is a nut-producing shrub. Hazelnut is great ornamental plant. In bloom, it has yellowish-brown flower clusters. In autumn, its foliage is yellow to wine-red. It is also a great addition to a food garden, its nuts are edible and considered delicious. Birds and small mammals are attracted to hazelnut. Young hazelnut is susceptible to deer pressure.
Height 10 -18 ft.
Spread 10 – 18 ft.
Growth rate Medium
Sun Part shade to shade
Water use Medium
Soil Most to dry, well-drained soils
Bloom & Nut
Bloom time March – June
Bloom color White, green
Fruit type Nut
Edible/Inedible Edible
Nativeness  Native
Benefits Nuts, good for wildlife, fall foliage
Climate Change Hardiness Unknown adaptability

Additional information


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