Scientific Name: Corylus avellana Form: Round
Common Name:European filbert, common hazel Texture:Medium - coarse
Family Name:BetulaceaeHabit: Upright
Plant Type: Shrub - deciduous, Tree - deciduous Mature Size (ht. X w.):3 - 5m x 4 - 5m
Origin: Europe Hardiness Zone:Zone 3: (-40 to -34 C)
Leaves: Simple, Alternate, Leathery, Heavily veined, Pinnate venation, Glabrous, Pubescent, Obovate, Serrate
Flowers: Catkin (ament), Yellow, Feb- Mar
Fruit: Nut
Exposure: Full sun
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Landscape Uses: Urban agriculture, Wildlife food, Woodland margin
Key ID Features:Stems/branches covered in fine hairs; leaves pubescent both sides, broadly ovate, doubly serrate. Winter ID: male flowers pendulous catkins, in 3's, along branch, winter-spring; buds green-pale brown, chubby.