Hazelnut, American Hazelnut, American Filbert Corylus americana

Detailed Listing For
Botanical Name:

Corylus americana

Family:

Betulaceae

Genus:

Corylus

Species:

americana

Common Name:

Hazelnut, American Hazelnut, American Filbert

Seeds Per Pound:
416
Quantity:
139.05 lb
Avg Count Packet:
16
Germination:
91%
Germination Test Type:
cut
Purity:
98%
Height:
8-12 feet
Collection Locale:
Il
Crop Year:
2016
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
5
In Stock: 139.05 lb
Prices
  • Corylus americana

Sample Bulk Pricing
1 packet
$6.95
1 lb
$23.50
1 kg
$41.00
10 lb
$175.00
50 lb
$790.00
100 lb
$1,520.00
Growing Info:
Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours.
Stratification: cold stratify for 180 days.
Germination: sow 1-2" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed.
Other: can be fall sown without stratification.
In a Nutshell:
* The nuts produced by American hazelnut are a preferred mast by squirrels, deer, turkey, woodpeckers, pheasants and other animals. more...
* American hazelnut prefers full sun for best growth and development. more...
* It is an often multi-stemmed shrub with long, outward growing branches that form a dense, spreading or spherical shape. more...
* Fall color is quite variable, ranging from attractive combinations of orange, rose, purplish red, yellow and green to undistinguished, dull yellowish green. more...
* The nuts make an excellent dessert. more...
* A poultice made from the bark is used to close cuts and wounds. more...
* It is planted by wildlife enthusiasts to attract and keep game in an area. more...
* The nuts are also grown for use in expensive cakes, cookies, and candies more...
* The male catkins are a food staple of ruffed grouse throughout the winter. more...