Free Shipping   |   Choose your own Shipping Date   |   Our Guarantee   |   Volume Discounts   |   How to Order

 
 
 

Labrador Tea vs American Hazelnut/Filbert

Ledum groenlandicum

Corylus americana

SAVE UP TO 20%

SAVE UP TO 25%

Labrador Tea
American Hazelnut/Filbert

Labrador Tea is slow-growing evergreen shrub native to the boreal forests of Canada.

It thrives in wet, swampy conditions.

Labrador Tea has narrow, leathery, dark green leaves, topped by a cluster of white flowers in the spring. It is a perfect ornamental shrub for boggy, wet areas of your property.

American Hazelnut is a cold hardy, disease resistant, and long-lived nut tree. It is a great choice for a shrub border for wide, open spaces where it will be allowed to spread. Typically used in naturalization projects for its spreading nature, American Hazelnut is ideal for our zone 4 customers.

If you’re a zone 4 prairie customer, don’t worry! American Hazelnut can still thrive but needs additional care and protection from our harsh prairie climate.

The edible nuts mature from September to October and are usually roasted or eaten fresh. Make sure you take time to notice American Hazelnut’s variable and beautiful fall color that ranges from orange, rose, purplish-red, yellow, and green.

LABRADOR TEA QUICK FACTS

AMERICAN HAZELNUT/FILBERT QUICK FACTS

Lowest Price: $3.99 - SAVE UP TO 20%
Lowest Price: $14.99 - SAVE UP TO 25%
Zone: 1a
Zone: 4a
Height: 0.5 m (1.5 ft)
Height: 2.4 m (8 ft)
Spread: 0.5 m (1.5 ft)
Spread: 1.8 m (6 ft)
Moisture: any
Moisture: normal, wet
Light: any
Light: partial shade, full sun
Catkins: yes
Fall colour: rust orange
Flowers: clusters of tiny white flowers which are fragrant, sticky and attractive to insects
Growth rate: slow
Growth rate: medium
Life span: short
Life span: long
Maintenance: low
Maintenance: low
Suckering: none
Suckering: medium
Pollution tolerance: medium
Pollution tolerance: medium



Toxicity: slightly toxic if ingested




Ships To Canada: yes
Ships to USA: yes
Ships To Canada: yes
Ships to USA: no