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Order: Fagales
   Family: Betulaceae
            Genus: Corylus
                        Specie: avellana

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 15 ft (4.5 m)

Cultivation: Rich, moist, well-drained soil

Features: Mid-green leaves turn yellow in autumn; pale yellow catkins on bare branches

Uses: Shrub borders Autumn color Winter silhouette

Zones: 4-8

Description: A native of Europe, western Asia and North Africa, this thicket-like suckering shrub grows to about 15 ft (4.5 m) tall. Its coarse mid-green leaves turn yellow in autumn and in spring the new growth is covered in sticky hairs. Long, smooth, showy, pale ye

Growth Habit: Thicket-like suckering habit


Growth: Perennial, multi-stemmed woody plant that is usually less than 4 to 5 meters (13 to 16 feet) in height. Shrubs typically have several stems arising from or near the ground, but may be taller than 5 meters or single-stemmed under certain environmental cond

Growth: Perennial, woody plant with a single stem (trunk), normally greater than 4 to 5 meters (13 to 16 feet) in height; under certain environmental conditions, some tree species may develop a multi-stemmed or short growth form (less than 4 meters or 13 feet in

Duration: Perennial

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