Chinese Filbert, Chinese Hazel Corylus chinensis - Corylus papyracea

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Botanical Name:

Corylus chinensis







Common Name:

Chinese Filbert, Chinese Hazel

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Growing Info, follow in order:
Scarification: Soak in hot tap water, let stand in water for 2 days.
Stratification: warm stratify for 2 to 4 wks, cold stratify 14 to 16 wks.
Germination: sow seed 1/2" deep, tamp the soil, keep moist but not wet.
Other: Germinates in 1 - 6 months at 20°C.
In a Nutshell:
* Corylus chinensis, common names Chinese filbert and Chinese Hazel, is a deciduous tree native to western China. This tree is considered vulnerable due of its rarity.
* This species grows up to 40 metres tall. It has gray-brown, fissured bark, with mottled streaks. The branchlets are a purplish-brown colour, and are slender and sparsely villous.
* The leaves range from ovate to obovate-elliptic and have a doubly serrated, irregular margin. more...
* A shrub at Kew was 2 metres tall and 2 metres wide inJuly 1996 with a reasonable crop of immature fruit. more...