Hazelnut Tree

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We ship bare-root plants which are dormant (in a wintertime state) and have no pretty foliage, blooms, or greenery but they will bloom out in the following spring after they are planted and be beautiful.This is why we offer a 1 year warranty to show our customers their plants will thrive come spring.

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We dig fresh our plants and ship immediately. We ship US Mail, Priority shipping. You will receive a tracking number once your plants ship. All plants will be fine in their packages for up to 3 days after receiving.

How We Protect Your Plants For Transit

We sell only bare root plants. We dip the roots in tera-sorb silicone gel to retain ample moisture for transit and surround with plastic. This is superior protection for plants in transit for up to 12 days.

Upon Receipt Of Your Plants

Open your plants and inspect the same day received. We offer 3 days to report any problems with your order. Bare root plants need to be planted within 2-3 days of receiving unless weather-related problems prohibit planting. Store in a cool place and keep roots moist and covered with plastic until they can be planted. Water for the first week daily after planting.

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American Hazelnut Trees attract various species of birds

The American Hazelnut Tree is a shrub that grows in wooded areas. It enjoys being in the shade instead of full sunlight and thrives in areas where there is more moisture. The flowers on the make trees display beautiful colors in the early spring months, with the female trees following soon after with darker shades of the same colors. Leaves on the tree are dark green with hints of light green in the middle and red along the edges. During the fall season, the leaves turn to shades of red, orange, and yellow—the colors depending on the amount of moisture that the tree receives during the growing season. 


 Nuts on the tree form in late August through September and October; Those that don't fall from the tree are easy to pluck off of the leaves and the plant's stem. The American Hazelnut Tree usually attracts various birds, offering a pleasing sight with woodpeckers and blue jays flying around its branches. Although the tree is native to the Chicago area, it can be seen in other northern states and southern areas of Canada. A large American Hazelnut can reach about eight feet, while smaller trees grow to be about six feet.


American Hazelnut - Corylus americana


 The American hazelnut is a fabulous tree to add to your landscaping. This medium-sized multi-stemmed shrub has dense, attractive green foliage throughout the summer and produces a bounty of delicious, easy-to-harvest nuts in the autumn months. It is a valuable plant to native wildlife and easy-care addition to landscapes. The crisp green leaves fill the plant in spring and summer warm-up to a pretty yellow in fall, sometimes with bronze or orange hues making an appearance. Each plant will produce small purple flowers and more noticeable light-colored, hanging catkins that give the shrub a distinctive look during blooming. Growing one to two feet annually to a mature size of up to 18 feet tall with a spread of upto ten to twelve feet, this plant performs well as a screen or border and fills in medium-height areas of your landscaping backdrop.


 The American hazelnut thrives in most soil types and is not sensitive to soil pH. It prefers moist but well-draining soil and at least 4 to 6 hours of direct sunlight throughout the day. The plant does not require pruning to maintain a bushy and vital shape. However, the suckers it sends up exuberantly in particularly wet environments can be clipped to limit spreading if desired.


 Perhaps the most desirable feature of this plant is the tasty nuts it bears in the fall. Unlike many nut trees, this compact and accessible shrub begins to produce just two to three years after planting saplings. It’s a prolific bearer, and ripe nuts come quickly away from their husks, making them simple to identify and hassle-free to harvest. To ensure pollination, plant at least two or three together, as single plants are not self-fertile. If you don’t care to eat hazelnuts yourself, many birds and small mammals will be happy visiting your garden to take them off your hands.


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