American Hazelnut - Corylus americana

  • $ 2500

Also commonly called American Filbert .

Features: The dense branching structure and large leaves of this shrub provide a nesting place for songbirds and protective cover for wildlife. Birds, chipmunks and squirrels dine on its nutritious nuts, also called American hazelnuts. Fall foliage is a beautiful orange red. It’s best to purchase 2 or 3 shrubs to ensure there are nuts leftover after the squirrels plunder them.

Light: full to partial sun

Soil: many types, dry to moist

Height: 8 to 10 ft.

Width: 8 to 10 ft.

Blooms: spring

Flower color: yellow to light brown

Fall color: orange red

Special note: loved by birds

See more information and photos at: Illinois Wildflowers and USDA Plant Database

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