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Beaked Hazelnut vs Creeping Juniper

Corylus cornuta

Juniperus horizontalis

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Beaked Hazelnut
Creeping Juniper

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.

Creeping Juniper is a low maintenance, spreading, ground cover shrub capable of growing in some of the worst soil and rocky conditions.

You will love this shrubs’ pleasant fragrance and year-round color. A beautiful accent or foundation plant, Creeping Juniper has scaly foliage and is commonly used by landscapers to add texture under trees or flower beds. Consider planting Creeping Juniper in areas where grass is difficult to mow or maintain.

BEAKED HAZELNUT QUICK FACTS

CREEPING JUNIPER QUICK FACTS

Zone: 2a
Zone: 2a
Height: 5 m (15 ft)
Height: 0.3 m (1.0 ft)
Spread: 2.1 m (7 ft)
Spread: 2.1 m (7 ft)
Moisture: dry, normal
Moisture: dry, normal
Light: partial shade, full sun
Light: partial shade, full sun
Fall colour: green
Nuts: edible nuts that are attractive to wildlife
Growth rate: medium
Growth rate: medium
Life span: medium
Life span: medium
Maintenance: low
Suckering: low
Suckering: none
Pollution tolerance: medium
Pollution tolerance: high



Toxicity: Not toxic, but tiny filaments from the husk can irritate skin that it contacts


Other Names: beaked hazel
Other Names: prostrate juniper


Ships To Canada: yes
Ships to USA: yes
Ships To Canada: yes
Ships to USA: yes