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Corylus colurna

Classification

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

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 80 ft (24 m)

Cultivation: Rich, moist, well-drained soil

Features: Green leaves turn yellow in autumn; yellow catkins in late winter; fringed nut husks

Uses: Specimen tree Autumn color Winter silhouette

Zones: 4-8

Description: A native of western Asia, the Turkish hazel forms a conical tree and grows to about 80 ft (24 m). The veined leaves, larger than those of Corylus avellana, draw to a blunt point, are lightly lobed and turn yellow in autumn. Yellow catkins appear in

Growth Habit: Broad conical habit

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