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Corylus Cornuta

Botanical Name:

Corylus cornuta

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How to Grow
Water
Medium
Water moderately, allowing the top 3cm to dry out between watering.
Sunlight
Partial Shade - Full Sun
~
3-6 hours of sun per day, with protection from intense mid-day sun
Soil
Various moist to dry soils.
Characteristics

Bloom Time

Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug

Plant Type

Native Plant, Shrub

Lifespan

Woody, Perennial

Plant Height

6-12 ft.

Flower

Male flowers are yellowish drooping catkins and the tiny red female flowers are mostly concealed in bracts. Blooms from February to April

Fruit

Fruit on female plants is a hard edible nut up to 1/2 inch long enclosed in a leafy, hairy, light green husk that extends beyond the nut by at least one inch to form a beak. Displays from September to October, Brown

Benefits
Attracts

Birds

Butterflies

Taxonomy

Order

Fagales

Family

Betulaceae

Genus

Corylus

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