Beaked Hazelnut is a multi-stemmed, deciduous shrub native to North America.
It features smooth, grey bark and edible nuts. Beaked Hazelnut prefers a rich sandy-clay loam but will grow on poorer sites, and can be used as an understory shrub.
BEAKED HAZELNUT QUICK FACTS
Zone: 2a Height: 5 m (15 ft) Spread: 2.1 m (7 ft) Moisture: dry, normal Light: partial shade, full sun Fall colour: yellow Nuts: edible nuts that are attractive to wildlife Growth rate: medium Life span: medium Maintenance: low Suckering: low Pollution tolerance: medium
Toxicity: Not toxic, but tiny filaments from the husk can irritate skin that it contacts