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Northern Red Oak vs Andrew Hazelnut

Quercus rubra

Corylus heterophylla Het 1

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Northern Red Oak
Andrew Hazelnut

Northern Red Oak is a medium-sized deciduous tree. It is fast-growing (for an oak tree) and is used primarily in lawns, parks, golf courses, street-side plantings, and commercial areas. Northern Red Oak's fall color is spectacular.

In open spaces, it has a short, massive trunk and an extensive crown. In forests Northern Red Oak grows with a tall columnar bole and small rounded head.

We are one of the only nurseries growing this tree.

Check out some video of the spectacular fall colour on our Northern Red Oak seedlings just before harvest on our YouTube Channel. Click here.

Andrew Hazelnut is a northern cultivar that is grown specifically for its cold hardiness. Typically, hazelnuts produce smaller nuts in colder climates, but for Andrew Hazelnut, this is not the case.

This hybrid variety is incredibly productive, growing medium sized nuts that ripen in late August. Pair with another Andrew or Aldara Hazelnut for cross pollination to occur.

The edible nuts can be eaten fresh, used in baking, and will make a beautiful hedge. Andrew Hazelnut is also eastern filbert blight resistant.

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

NORTHERN RED OAK QUICK FACTS

ANDREW HAZELNUT QUICK FACTS

Zone: 3a
Zone: 4a
Height: 20 m (66 ft)
Height: 2.7 m (9 ft)
Spread: 9 m (30 ft)
Spread: 2.4 m (8 ft)
Moisture: normal
Moisture: normal
Light: partial shade, full sun
Light: partial shade
Hybrid: yes
Fuzz/fluff: no
Catkins: yes
Fall colour: red
Bark: Smooth and grey (young), Furrowed and grey (mature)
Nuts: Produces acorns
Nuts: medium, 2cm diameter
Growth rate: medium
Growth rate: medium
Life span: long
Life span: medium
Maintenance: low
Maintenance: medium
Suckering: none
Suckering: low
Pollution tolerance: medium
Pollution tolerance: medium





Other Names: champion oak, red oak


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