Beaked Hazelnut is a multi-stemmed, deciduous shrub native to North America.
Golden Currant produces berries for jams, jellies, sauces and even pemmican. This currant bush is very dense, allowing for use as a hedge, windbreak, or wildlife habitat.
BEAKED HAZELNUT QUICK FACTS
GOLDEN CURRANT QUICK FACTS
Fall colour: reddish purple
Berries: glossy black berries used to make jams, jellies and pies
Flowers: clusters of long tubular yellow flowers
Nuts: edible nuts that are attractive to wildlife
Pollution tolerance: medium
Toxicity: Not toxic, but tiny filaments from the husk can irritate skin that it contacts
Other Names: beaked hazel
Other Names: buffalo currant, clove currant, fragrant golden currant, golden flowering currant, spicebush
Tags: All Items, Fall Colour, Native Alberta Plants, Native North America Plants, Nut Trees, Shrubs, Urban Yards, Wildlife Attracting