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American Hazel

Plant Type: Shrub
Habitat: Woodland
Light Requirements: part sun, shade
Soil Moisture: dry, mesic
Soil Type: All
Height: 5 - 12 ft
Bloom Time: early spring - late winter
Flower Colour: Brown, Red
Comments: Wildlife love the nuts. Lovely fall colour. Male - catkins
Germination: Seed is hydrophilic, intolerant of dry storage. Seed will germinate upon being shifted to 70°F after 90 - 140 days of moist, cold stratification at 40°F
Seed Ripens: late summer to fall
Picture Copyright: John Oyston