American Hazelnut - Corylus americana
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.
Flower color: yellow to light brown
Fall color: orange red
Special note: loved by birds
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