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Beaked Hazelnut vs Amur Maackia

Corylus cornuta

Maackia amurensis

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Beaked Hazelnut
Amur Maackia

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.

Note: You want more than one hazelnut to improve yields.

Amur Maackia is a robust and pretty tree often used for urban decoration and landscaping. This tree has coppery peeling bark that can sometimes resemble lace. Its upright clusters of small white flowers usually bloom in midsummer. Amur Maackia's Small size makes it a great choice for small yards or limited space.

BEAKED HAZELNUT QUICK FACTS

AMUR MAACKIA QUICK FACTS

Lowest Price: $16.29
Zone: 2a
Zone: 4a
Height: 5 m (15 ft)
Height: 8 m (25 ft)
Spread: 2.1 m (7 ft)
Spread: 8 m (25 ft)
Moisture: dry, normal
Moisture: normal, wet
Light: partial shade, full sun
Light: partial shade, full sun
Fall colour: brown
Flowers: upright clusters of small white flowers
Bark: shiny copper colour shedding in curls
Nuts: edible nuts that are attractive to wildlife
Growth rate: medium
Growth rate: slow
Life span: medium
Life span: long
Suckering: low
Suckering: low



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


Other Names: beaked hazel
Other Names: maackia