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Author:Dave Powell, USDA Forest Service
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Author:Dave Powell, USDA Forest Service
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Corylus cornuta (Beaked Hazelnut) Sheffield's Seed Co., Inc. photo taken July 2017 McDougall Ontario Canada
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2019 crop Wisconsin

Corylus cornuta

Beaked Filbert, Beaked Hazelnut

  • Corylus cornuta

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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. 

Discover the incredible Beaked Filbert, also known as Beaked Hazelnut! Native to North America, this deciduous shrub can reach heights of 4-8 metres with smooth gray bark. Its seeds are sweet and tasty when eaten raw or cooked, and can even be dried and ground into a powder for use in cereals and bread. This plant is hardy against cold temperatures, surviving even at its northern limits of −50 °C (−58 °F), and its rhizomes and roots can even withstand fire damage. Add this wonderful shrub to your own garden for a tasty and resilient addition!

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